Canada’s most decorated female artistic gymnast debuted at the Olympic
Games at London
2012. Four years later, she gained international fame for a
breakthrough performance at Rio
2016, where she placed 5th in the
individual all-around—the best ever for a Canadian in
artistic gymnastics. Just a year later, Ellie made history again
with a silver medal in
the individual all-around at the
world championships. Heading into Tokyo, the
native is hoping to win
Canada’s first ever Olympic medal in
make her mom, dad, sister,
and brother proud.
Placing 5th in the decathlon is no small feat, but that’s exactly
what Damian did in his Olympic
debut at London 2012. He
followed up that performance with a bronze at Rio 2016—earning
Canada’s first Olympic medal in the event since 1988.
With the support of his high
school track & field coach, his mom,
girlfriend, and newborn son, Damian has his
sights set on
hearing the Canadian national anthem from the top
podium at the Olympic Games.
At her first Olympic Games in 2016, Kylie swam past the
competition to a bronze medal in
the 100m backstroke, an
event she continues to dominate to this day. With five world
championship medals to her name going into this year’s
Games, Kylie has her eyes on the
top of the podium. Hailing
from LaSalle, Ontario, Kylie credits her mom for
to pursue her love for swimming,
and now she’s ready to represent her
and friends in Tokyo.
Andre sprinted into the limelight with an impressive performance at Rio
2016, where he became the
first Canadian to earn a medal in all
three sprint events. The Markham, Ontario native famously
national record time when he went head-to-head with Usain
Bolt in the 200m semifinals,
earning him international acclaim.
When Andre’s out of uniform, he’s racing
three-year-old daughter to swimming lessons and
using his platform
to make a difference for
the next generation of Canadians.
Jennifer began swimming at the early age of 5 and was already in her first
diving competition by age 6.
At the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games,
she became one of the youngest ever members of Canada’s
Olympic diving team at only 16. Four years later, she made
it onto the podium, winning a
bronze medal at the 2012
Games in London. After winning a silver medal at the
World Championships, Jennifer is ready to
dive headfirst into Tokyo with
her mother, father,
brother, and hometown of Laval,
cheering her on.
Sean is not only the most decorated competitive climber in Canadian
history—he’s now making
his long-awaited Olympic debut
along with the sport of climbing. With over two
climbing experience under his belt, including an appearance
on American Ninja Warrior, this Vancouverite’s confidence
is at an
all-time high heading into Tokyo. Backed
by the love and support
of his mom, dad,
and brother, Sean is prepared
his biggest climb yet.
Rugby made its Olympic debut at the Rio 2016 Games and Canada’s
Women’s Sevens Team
instantly left their mark by capturing bronze.
Having each other’s backs from day
one is how this dominant
squad became the third-ranked team in the world.
goal is clear for this tight-knit group of veterans and
bring home gold in Tokyo.