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Jane Bell

Jane Bell

Jane Bell, nicknamed “Calamity Jane”, was a member of the gold medal winning women’s 4x100m relay team at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, in what was the first time Canadian women participated in athletics at the Olympics.

Victor Pickard

Victor Pickard

Vic Pickard represented Canada at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris and 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, with impressive finishes in the pole vault.

Ethel Catherwood

Ethel Catherwood

Ethel Catherwood is the first and still the only Canadian woman to ever win an individual Olympic gold medal in athletics, capturing the high jump title at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam.