Eric Lamaze made history by becoming the first equestrian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal for Canada with his beloved stallion, Hickstead.
Rosie MacLennan made history at Rio 2016 when she became the first trampolinist to ever win back-to-back Olympic gold medals….
While growing up in and competing for France, Julien Bahain always dreamed of representing his mother’s homeland. Every time he…
Mike Mason has been one of Canada’s top high jumpers since he won gold at the 2004 IAAF World Junior Championships.
Audrey Lacroix participated at her second consecutive Olympic Games and finished 12th in the 200m butterfly event in London. She competed in the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai in both the 100m and 200m butterfly.
With three Olympic medals to her credit, Karen Cockburn has made more trips to the Olympic podium than any other…
Haislan Garcia competed in his second consecutive Olympic Games in 2012 and finished in seventh place in the men’s freestyle 66 kg division.
Zachary Plavsic competed at his second consecutive Olympic Games and finished eighth in men’s RS:X windsurfing at London 2012.
At London 2012, Ian Millar set a record by becoming the first athlete in any sport, from any nation, to compete in 10 Olympic Games.
At her second Olympic Games in 2012, Roseline Filion earned a 10m synchronized platform bronze with partner Meaghan Benfeito in London and finished 10th in the individual 10m event.
Meaghan Benfeito returned to the Olympic Games for the second time in her career in 2012 and competed in the women’s 10m synchro event with partner Roseline Filion to capture the bronze medal. She also competed in the women’s 10m individual event and finished in 11th place.
Jennifer Abel was the first to put Canada on the medal table in London 2012 with 3-metre synchronized springboard partner Émilie Heymans. The pair earned bronze on Day 2 of the Games, marking Abel’s first time on an Olympic podium.
Mark Oldershaw competed in his second consecutive Olympic Games in London and captured bronze in the C-1 1,000m.
Catharine Pendrel competed at her second consecutive Olympic Games in 2012 and finished ninth in the women’s mountain bike cross-country race four years after just missing the podium with a fourth place finish at Beijing 2008.
Ryan Cochrane has won two medals in three Olympic Games. The 1500m freestyle specialist captured silver at the London 2012 Games after earning a bronze at the 2008 Games in Beijing in the same event. He also competed in the 400m freestyle in London for a top-10 finish.
Adam van Koeverden started kayaking in 1995 at the Burloak Canoe Club in Oakville, Ont. at the age of 13. Now he’s a four-time Olympic medallist and was one of the most recognizable faces of the Canadian Olympic Team at the 2012 Olympic Games. In London, he captured a silver medal in the K-1 1,000m one year after winning gold in the same event at the World Championships.
Jim Steacy made his second consecutive Olympic Games appearance in the hammer throw event at London 2012 but did not record a measurement. In 2008, he had a top-12 finish in Beijing and became the first Canadian in 84 years to reach the Olympic hammer throw final.
As a competitive kid, Nathan Brannen always had the drive to be an Olympian. While in elementary school, he and…
Jason Burnett sees himself as a natural show-off who lives by the motto “Go big or go home”. In June 2010 he broke his own world record by recording an 18.8 degree of difficulty at a World Cup meet in Davos, Switzerland.
While watching the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Crispin Duenas thought to himself that one day he would march in just like the athletes he saw on TV.