Bolade Ajomale

Bolade Ajomale

On paper, Bolade Ajomale wasn’t supposed to make the 100m final at the 2016 Canadian Championships. But that’s why the races are actually run. He achieved a personal best 10.15 seconds in the preliminaries, which put him under the Olympic entry standard for the 100m

Micha Powell

Micha Powell

Micha Powell has plenty of athletic pedigree. Her mother Rosey Edeh is a three-time Olympian and the Canadian record holder…

Marissa Kurtimah

Marissa Kurtimah

Marissa Kurtimah immigrated to Canada in 2002 to escape the civil war in Sierra Leone. While attending the University of…

Farah Jacques

Farah Jacques

Farah Jacques faced a pivotal moment in her career in 2012 when an ankle injury forced her to stop track…

Anicka Newell

Anicka Newell

Entering her final year of collegiate competition, Anicka Newell knew she wasn’t done with pole vaulting. After consulting with her…

Brittany Crew

Brittany Crew

Brittany Crew has dreamed of competing for Canada since she was seven. At first, she wanted to play for the Canadian women’s soccer team but shifted her dreams after being encouraged to try shot put in high school. Crew quickly excelled at the sport, reaching the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships where she just missed the cut for the final.

Alysha Newman

Alysha Newman

As a young gymnast, Alysha Newman aspired to represent Canada, however an injury forced her to take a year away from sport and retire from gymnastics.

Maria Bernard

Maria Bernard

Maria Bernard has represented Canada twice at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. She competed in the junior race in…

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