RBC Training Ground, a nation-wide talent identification and athlete funding program, is proud to announce the 30 RBC Future Olympians for 2019. These 30 athletes competed in RBC Training Ground events hosted across Canada, proving that they have what it takes to be Canada’s Next Olympian. Selected by the partnering National Sport Organizations, these 30 athletes will receive access to funding and resources to support their Olympic dreams.

Evan Bezemer

Sport: Canoe Kayak Sprint
Age: 24
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
Qualifier location: Waterloo, ON

Evan Bezemer competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Misty Summer Blackmore

Sport: Rugby
Age: 17
Hometown: Cranbrook, BC
Qualifier location: Langley, BC

Misty Blackmore competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Jillian Catton

Sport: Athletics
Age: 16
Hometown: Brampton, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Jillian Catton competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Alexis Cronk

Sport: Rowing
Age: 20
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Alexis Cronk competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Madison Dempster

Sport: Cycling
Age: 17
Hometown: Milton, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Madison Dempster competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Abigail Dent

Sport: Rowing
Age: 17
Hometown: Longbow Lake, ON
Qualifier location: Winnipeg, MB

Abigail Dent competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Alison Desmarais

Sport: Speed Skating
Age: 22
Hometown: Vanderhoof, BC
Qualifier location: Victoria, BC

Alison Desmarais competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Claire Ellison

Sport: Rowing
Age: 18
Hometown: Halifax, NS
Qualifier location: Halifax, NS

Claire Ellison competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Miha Fontaine

Sport: Freestyle
Age: 15
Hometown: Lac Beauport, QC
Qualifier location: Québec City, QC

Miha Fontaine competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Ryan Gibson

Sport: Speed Skating
Age: 21
Hometown: Kingston, ON
Qualifier location: Ottawa, ON

Ryan Gibson competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Isabella Goudros

Sport: Athletics
Age: 16
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Isabella Goudros competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Rob Grzesiuk

Sport: Rowing
Age: 20
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Rob Grzesiuk competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Mégane Guénette

Sport: Freestyle
Age: 17
Hometown: Saint-Jérôme, QC
Qualifier location: Saint-Jérôme, QC

Mégane Guénette competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Lucy Hemptstead

Sport: Cycling
Age: 18
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Qualifier location: Ottawa, ON

Lucy Hempstead competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Ian Holmquist

Sport: Rowing
Age: 19
Hometown: Peterborough, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Ian Holmquist competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Lara Jorgensen

Sport: Rugby
Age: 16
Hometown: Aurora, ON
Qualifier location: Waterloo, ON

Lara Jorgensen competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Eden Kilgour

Sport: Rugby
Age: 16
Hometown: Oro Medonte, ON
Qualifier location: St Catherines, ON

Eden Kilgour competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Tjammie Ko

Sport: Rugby
Age: 18
Hometown: Richmond, BC
Qualifier location: Richmond, BC

Tjammie Ko competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Emma Langstrom

Sport: Speed Skating
Age: 17
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Qualifier location: Edmonton, AB

Emma Langstrom competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Isa-Frédérique Laurin

Sport: Freestyle
Age: 17
Hometown: Longueuil, QC
Qualifier location: Montérégie, QC

Isa-Frédérique Laurin competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Laurent Lavigne

Sport: Canoe Kayak Sprint
Age: 18
Hometown: Trois-Rivières, QC
Qualifier location: Québec City, QC

Laurent Lavigne competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Jean-Benoit Lemay

Sport: Canoe Kayak Slalom
Age: 16
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Jean-Benoit Lemay competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Catherine Lizotte

Sport: Rowing
Age: 17
Hometown: Knowlton, QC
Qualifier location: Sherbrooke, QC

Catherine Lizotte competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Ryan MacDonald

Sport: Cycling
Age: 20
Hometown: Waterloo, ON
Qualifier location: Waterloo, ON

Ryan MacDonald competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Sarah Nagy

Sport: Canoe Kayak Sprint
Age: 17
Hometown: Aurora, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Sarah Nagy competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Teigen Pascual

Sport: Cycling
Age: 16
Hometown: Squamish, BC
Qualifier location: Langley, BC

Teigen Pascual competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Skye Pellerin

Sport: Cycling
Age: 17
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Qualifier location: Ottawa, ON

Skye Pellerin competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Lucie Romeo

Sport: Rugby
Age: 14
Hometown: Abbotsford, BC
Qualifier location: Langley, BC

Lucie Romeo competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Keenan Simpson

Sport: Canoe Kayak Slalom
Age: 20
Hometown: Montréal, QC
Qualifier location: Montérégie, QC

Keenan Simpson competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

Tia Thevenin

Sport: Athletics
Age: 23
Hometown: Ajax, ON
Qualifier location: Toronto, ON

Tia Thevenin competes at the 2019 RBC Training Ground Final

 

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