Sidney Crosby secured Canada’s record 14th gold medal of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games when he scored the “Golden Goal”, an overtime winner against the United States.
An unexpected member of the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team, David Sharpe swam in the 200m butterfly in his first appearance on the Olympic stage, finishing 31st.
Jenna Martin made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 400m event finishing in 23rd place.
Geoff Harris made his Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 800m event finishing 17th overall. Harris qualified for London after winning the 2012 Canadian National Championships.
Custio Clayton made his first appearance at an Olympic Games in London 2012, competing in the 69 kg division.
In just a few months in 2012, Ellie Black went from a long shot just to make the Olympic team to one of the top performers on a squad that achieved a best-ever finish.
Jason McCoombs surprised a lot of people, including himself, when he qualified for the 2012 Olympic Team at age 19….