Kathleen Heddle is a two-time Olympian and along with her rowing partner, Marnie McBean are the first Canadians to win three gold medals. The pairing of Heddle and McBean collected three gold medals including two at Barcelona 1992 and one at Atlanta 1996, as well as a bronze medal at Atlanta 1996 as well. She was awarded the Thomas Keller Medal by the International Rowing Federation, recognizing her for her accomplishments and sportsmanship throughout her illustrious career. Heddle is also a member of the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.