Eric Lamaze made history by becoming the first equestrian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal for Canada with his beloved stallion, Hickstead.
In her Olympic debut at Rio 2016, Taylor Ruck won bronze medals with the women’s 4x100m and 4x200m freestyle relay squads, making her and teammate Penny Oleksiak the first ever Olympic medallists born in the 21st century.
The daughter of two-time Olympic silver medallist Sandy Goss, Kennedy Goss is starting to make her own mark as an…
In her Olympic debut at Rio 2016, Kylie Masse won bronze in the 100m backstroke, setting a national record in the process. A year later, Masse made history by becoming the first Canadian woman to win a world title in swimming.
Javier Acevedo broke onto the senior international scene at Rio 2016 as the youngest male member of Canada’s swimming team….
Rosie MacLennan made history at Rio 2016 when she became the first trampolinist to ever win back-to-back Olympic gold medals….
Mark Pearson has more than 260 senior national team caps since making his debut in 2005. At just 21-years-old, he was the youngest member of the Canadian field hockey team at Beijing 2008.
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.
Coming back after missing almost an entire year of racing due to plantar fasciitis and peroneal tendonitis, Natasha Wodak enjoyed a career year in 2015.
Sage Watson made her Olympic debut at Rio 2016 where she advanced to the semifinals of the 400m hurdles and anchored Canada to a fourth-place finish in the 4x400m relay.
Alyxandria Treasure had a breakthrough year in 2014 when she finished second at the NCAA Outdoor Championships and won the…
Erin Teschuk won the 2015 Canadian title in the 3000m steeplechase after a breakthrough season for the North Dakota State…
Taryn Suttie was a double gold medallist at the 2011 CIS Championships where she was victorious in the hammer throw…
With a high fitness level thanks to her dance background, Jessica O’Connell stood on the podium at her first ever junior nationals. She had always been infatuated by the Olympic Games, so those results made her realize that with a little hard work, competing for Team Canada was possible.
When Christabel Nettey was a young track and field athlete, she would watch the Olympic Games or other high profile events on TV and dream of being the person out there competing for Canada while the world watched.
At Rio 2016, Lanni Marchant became the first Canadian woman to compete in the 10,000m and the marathon at the same…
Geneviève Lalonde broke her own Canadian record in the 3000m steeplechase on May 19, 2019, running 9:29:82 at the Diamond League meet in Shanghai. Lalonde’s breakout season had come in 2015 when she won steeplechase bronze at the Pan Am Games in Toronto and made her IAAF World Championship debut in Beijing.
Khamica Bingham made her Olympic debut at Rio 2016 where she anchored the 4x100m relay team to a sixth place finish, in what was Canada’s first Olympic final in the event since Los Angeles 1984.