1) Tell us a little something about being an Olympic Athlete in 
Track & Field and the Canadian Record Holder in the 200M
Since I decided to start my journey in track and field, I have seen women and girls being told that they can’t do thing boys and men can do; I’m determined to show that we as females can do anything we put our minds to. Being able to make history in Canada as the Canadian record holder in the 200m, I can put my action to work in helping other women and girls understand that we are capable of becoming our best selves no matter if we are sitting at a desk, playing in the gym, running, jumping, swimming or being a mother.

2) When was your lightbulb moment?
My lightbulb moment was 2016 when I made the olympic semi-finals. I told myself that I don’t want to be a semi-finalist anymore, I need to set my goals and make them higher – I know I can be a finalist or even a medallist, my journey to being a top world class 
athlete is just beginning. In 2017, I became the first female in Canada to make a world championship final. Becoming the fastest women in Canada was a key milestone that showed me that I am on the right track to becoming one of the world’s best female 
athletes – the sky is the limit!

3) Three words of advice…



Professional Canadian Track and Field Athlete, current Canadian 200m Record Holder. 2x Olympian, 3x medalist at the North America Central America and
Caribbean Championship, 2015 Pan America bronze medalist.
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