Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Athlete, Business Owner
Ottawa University: Canada
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She started competing in 2008.
Why this sport?
A mobility instructor from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind was helping adapt her home and suggested she try out for the Paralympic regional trials in Ottawa, Canada.
Club / Team
Ottawa Lions: Canada
Name of coach
Playing the flute. (canadianathletesnow.ca, 01 Jan 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the International Blind Sports Federation Pan American Championships in Colorado in 2009. (ottawalions.com, 08 Feb 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She listens to "Beautiful People" by Marilyn Manson before she runs in the 200m event. (canadianathletesnow.ca, 01 Jan 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe." (canadianathletesnow.ca, 01 Jan 2008)
To compete in the Paralympic Games. (emcperth.ca, 26 Aug 2010)
She was diagnosed with Sorsby's fundus dystrophy in 2002. (emcperth.ca, 26 Aug 2010)
|Women's 1500 m T12||Heat 2||2011-01-23||4|
|Women's 1500 m T12||Final||2011-01-25||6|
|Women's 400 m T12||Heat 2||2011-01-26||2|