More Alike Than Different

It’s 2007, Canadian Olympic swimmer, Brent Hayden, wins gold in Melbourne, Australia at the World Championships. There is just over 1 year until the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. This medal is a big deal. From my home in Toronto, as a sixteen-year-old, I watch Brent receive his World Championship gold medal on the […]

To the next chapter

Hello to my favourite supporters! It has been a while since I last updated you but I think we can all agree it has been a busy few months. With the new year coming up I just wanted to give you a small update as I move away from the pool and onto my new […]

Officially a Two-time Olympian

Hello all! It’s been brought to my attention that I never actually updated you post-Olympic trials. Hopefully you all know that I did in fact qualify for my 2nd Olympic Team. I will be headed to Rio this summer with Team Canada! My race at Olympic trials was good enough… and that’s about it. My […]

Olympic Trials 2016

Hello everyone!!! As you may or may not know Olympic trials in Scarborough are less than 3 weeks away! 20 days until my 200 m breaststroke race! If you haven’t already done so, get tickets at www.swimming.ca for Saturday April 9th Training in Vancouver with my coach Jozsef Nagy this season has been great. I […]

The Move

Once again – it has been a very long time since I’ve written you and a lot has happened and changed in my life! Being an Olympic year, it is an extremely exciting time to be a summer athlete! So… to start off, hopefully most of you saw or heard, but I competed at the […]

Welcome to the new site!!!

Obviously this site will be a work in progress over the next few months, but I just wanted to get something up and running so that I could share my journey with everyone who’s been asking and wondering! Feel free to give me feedback (positive and negative!) through any of the forms or comment boxes […]

The Commonwealth Games

We started off our trip with a week long preparation camp in Sabadell, Spain. Here we really just gather as a team, rest, swim and eat well. It’s a chance for us to get away from all distractions, and just do what we need to do to prepare. Everything went smoothly. Commonwealth games in Scotland […]

My previous coach, Joszef Nagy

My previous coach, Joszef Nagy, was just inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame for all of his accomplishments. He has been one of the biggest influences on my life both in and out of the pool and I wouldn’t be where I am today in swimming if it weren’t for all he provided […]