Type of Impairment
S7, SB7, SM7
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age two.
Why this sport?
Her physiotherapist encouraged her parents to send her to swimming lessons. "It was my physiotherapist that suggested swimming because I had been doing physiotherapy in the water since I was young. I started taking classes and began competing very soon after."
Club / Team
Laval University: Quebec, QC, CAN
Name of coach
Johanne Girardin [club]
Memorable sporting achievement
Making the Canadian national team for the first time. (swimming.ca, 30 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her family, friends and coaches. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
US Para swimmer Jessica Long, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (cbc.ca, 09 Feb 2016; Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Accomplishing new goals every day and knowing that there is always room for improvement." (cbc.ca, 30 Oct 2015)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2015)
She has cerebral palsy. (swimming.ca, 08 Aug 2015)
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8||Final 1||2015-07-15||7|
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8||Heat 1||2015-07-15||7|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S8||Heat 1||2015-07-16||11|
|Women's 400 m Freestyle S8||Heat 1||2015-07-17||9|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S8||Heat 1||2015-07-18||8|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S8||Heat 2||2015-07-19||12|
|Women's 400 m Freestyle S8||Heat 2||2016-09-08||5|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S8||Heat 2||2016-09-11||6|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S8||Heat 3||2016-09-13||6|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S8||Heat 1||2016-09-16||7|
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8||Heat 2||2016-09-17||8|