On Tuesday there is a chance to increase the medal count with four promising swimmers, racing to qualify for the finals.
As she comes up to the biggest summer of her softball career, Emma Entzminger doesn’t let the pressure of the step she’s about to take get to her. The Victoria, BC native has competed on just about every stage that softball can offer, and as she prepares to take the biggest one yet, Entzminger feels prepared for whatever may come next.
Canadian women won all six medals Canadians won in the pool at the Rio 2016 Olympics. After this success on the world’s biggest stage, the program looks to take another step forward in 2021.
Markus Thormeyer’s deck pass collection is about to get larger. The 6-foot-6, 198-pound swimmer will add to his assemblage at the Tokyo Olympics, having been pre-selected to compete this summer in the men’s 200m backstroke…
Coming off a five-medal performance at the 2019 world junior swimming championships, Jade Hannah seemed to be a name to watch for Canadians ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Then, her rise stalled as the COVID-19 pandemic delayed not only the Olympics, but all other swim meets.
Everybody on the Canadian national swim team wants to take a trip through the Tunnel of Love. The purpose of the exercise is to maintain a team atmosphere in a sport that is individual by its nature, by recognizing successes as a group and keeping squad morale high in the process.
John Atkinson typically spends 200-250 days a year on the road, accustomed to frequent travel and large social gatherings.
Swimming demands an intense mental focus, and the past year gave the 22-year old many reasons to feel poised as she navigates training for the upcoming Canadian Olympic trials.