Our Global Athletes

Ryan Shay

I am a para-athlete who learned everything I needed to be hard working and dedicated in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, where I grew up. I cultivated toughness at a young age by playing every sport I could, especially hockey. Read more

Wes Vick

Wes Vick is a Competitor. Growing up in Southwestern Ontario, Wes was an avid soccer and hockey player, spending all of his time outside of school either on the field or on the ice. Read more

Casey Perrin

My name is Casey Perrin, I am 22 years old, originally from Oxford, Nova Scotia but now living in Halifax. I graduated with honors from Oxford Regional Education Center in 2010. Read more

Pamela Le Jean

My name is Pamela LeJean. I was born on a small island called Cape Breton in Northern Nova Scotia. I was an elementary, junior high and high school athlete and very close to my family. In my senior year of high school I was hurt in a car accident and was told I would never walk again. Read more

Trevor Seyforth

Hello my name is Trevor Seyforth I am 25 years old. I was born in Kentville Nova Scotia and I was born with a disability called Cerebral palsy which affects both my legs. Read more

Hannah Babalola

When we did the trials in Ibadan, a lot of people were very happy to make the team but I was not. It was only when we got to Abuja and they started distributing our kits and they gave me mine, that I became happy. Read more

Ben Brown

I’m 28 years old, I live with a spinal cord injury and I compete in the sport of para-athletics (wheelchair racing) in 100m, 200m, and 400m T-53 classification. My primary focus is the 100m and 400m as the 200m is a non Paralympic Event and I am getting back into racing the 800m. Read more

Brett Babcock

Hi, my name is Brett. I grew up in Kingston Ontario my whole life. I was a force to be reckoned with in the sport of trampoline gymnastics. By the age of 14 I was a member of the National team. Read more