George Torakis says that to play for the national team has always been his biggest dream. Born and raised in Greece, the dual citizen moved to Canada in August 2014 to be a part of the men’s national squad.
Kate Haber (nee Sauks) began rowing while pursuing her PhD at the University of Toronto. As an undergrad student she had competed for the Varsity Blues track and field team in pole vault and pentathlon.
As a BMX racer, Amelia Walsh won the elite division at the Canadian Championships in 2013 and 2014. She competed on the elite UCI World Cup circuit beginning in 2012 and was a quarterfinalist at the UCI BMX World Championships in 2014.
Daina Tuchscherer was Canada’s top ranked junior BMX racer in 2014, finishing the season at number six in the world. The highlight of her year was finishing eighth in the junior women’s race at the UCI World Championships.
By the age of 19, Coby Iwaasa had won four under-18 national titles (2012-15) and the Men’s Open Singles and…
Colleen Loach’s passion, combined with her determination, has set her on the path of achieving her equestrian goals.
Pamela Brind’Amour’s career highlight is qualifying for the national team in 2013-14 and making her debut at the FIE World…
Marissa Ponich began competing internationally in 2012-13. Representing Canada wasn’t a goal she had at the beginning of her career,…
At 16 years old, Gabriella Page made her debut at the senior FIE World Championships in 2011 and also competed…
In her Olympic debut at Rio 2016, Eleanor Harvey defeated the world’s number one ranked fencer to advance to the quarterfinals of the women’s individual foil event.
Mackinnon made her Olympic debut at Rio 2016, scoring an upset victory in the first round.
Shaul Gordon has represented Canada at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, five Pan American Championships, four FIE World Junior Championships and five senior FIE World Championships
Started fencing at age 10 because he was a big fan of knights and castles growing up.
Eli Schenkel has been competing internationally for Canada since 2013.
Kayla Moleschi was a member of Team Canada at Rio 2016 where she won bronze in the first ever Olympic rugby sevens tournament
Sara Kaljuvee caught the eye of Canadian sevens coaches with her strong play in fifteens, where she captained Canada to the 2013 U-20 Nations Cup title.
Alicia Côté began her senior international career competing at the World Team Cup in Dubai in January 2015.
Marko Medjugorac has wanted to represent Team Canada since attending his first international competition in Italy when he was 13. He joined the National Training Centre Group in August 2012.
Marc Deschênes won his first national title in 2008 when he competed in the 81kg category at the U-17 Canadian Championships.
Amanda Chudoba Obrigewitch won trap goldat TORONTO 2015, her first career multi-sport Games. It was her first individual shooting medal, won while she was pregnant with her first son, and qualified a quota spot for Canada for Rio 2016. That followed her two ISSF World Championship appearances in 2011 and 2014