Eric Lamaze made history by becoming the first equestrian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal for Canada with his beloved stallion, Hickstead.
Oluseyi or Seyi (nicknamed Shay) Smith’s first Olympic experience was at London 2012 where he was part of Canada’s 4x100m relay team.
Rosie MacLennan made history at Rio 2016 when she became the first trampolinist to ever win back-to-back Olympic gold medals….
Inaki Gomez made his Olympic debut at London 2012 where he broke the Canadian record in the 20km race walk….
Martha McCabe competed in her first Olympic Games at London 2012 and finished in fifth place in the women’s 200m breaststroke event.
Will Dean made his Olympic debut at London 2012 and finished third in the B final of the men’s four boat with teammates Michael Wilkinson, Derek O’Farrell and Anthony Jacob to finish ninth overall.
Please note: the information below is accurate as of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Three-time Olympian Andréanne Morin won a…
While growing up in and competing for France, Julien Bahain always dreamed of representing his mother’s homeland. Every time he…
Katherine Plouffe made her international debut at the 2010 FIBA Americas U-18 Championship after spending 2008-09 as a member of…
Kim Gaucher has been playing with the senior women’s national team since 2001. Her career highlight came over a decade…
Born in Jamaica, Daundre Barnaby moved to the Toronto area with his father and became a Canadian citizen in 2012….
Sheila Reid made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and finished in 28th place in the 5,000m.
An unexpected member of the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team, David Sharpe swam in the 200m butterfly in his first appearance on the Olympic stage, finishing 31st.
First-time Olympian Thomas Gossland was part of the 4x100m freestyle relay team that finished in the top-10 at the London 2012 Games, along with Richard Hortness, Colin Russell, and Brent Hayden.
At age 20, Aaron Brown made his Olympic Games debut in London and competed in the 200m event.
Gavin Smellie was a member of the 4x100m relay team that looked like it had won the bronze medal at London 2012, only to be disqualified for a lane violation
Sarah Wells made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 1500m event, finishing in 19th place. Wells qualified for London after winning the 2012 National Championship.
Justyn Warner competed in his first Olympic Games in 2012 and placed 13th overall in the 100m. He was also part of the 4x100m relay team with Jared Connaughton, Oluseyi Smith, and Gavin Smellie.
Damian Warner won bronze at Rio 2016 for Canada’s first Olympic medal in the decathlon since Dave Steen’s bronze at Seoul 1988.