Q1: What was the first competition where you represented Team Canada? When was it?
World University Championship, 2016.
Q2: Did you compete in other sports before weightlifting? If yes, which ones and at what level?
Gymnastic, provincial level CrossFit, world level.
Q3: Where do you live now?
Q4: Why do you compete in weightlifting?
I love the feeling of being alone on the platform with the barbell, the rush of adrenalin it gives me when everyone in the room is watching.
Q5: What do you most enjoy about training?
Be able to become stronger and stronger, the feeling of achievement.
Q6: What do you enjoy the least about training?
The pain, the grind over and over, the repetitiveness of the movements.
Q7: What are your short term goals for weightlifting (1-2 years)?
Participation at the Olympics. Beating the national records in the 64kg category.
Q8: What are your long term goals for weightlifting? (3 + years)
Be able to represent Team Canada as long as I can.
Q9: What has been your proudest moment in weightlifting?
First place at the Commonwealth Games 2018 and clean and jerk record.
Q10: What are your top 3 achievements in weightlifting so far?
Number 1. Silver in 2017 World Championship in the snatch
Number 2. Best female lifter at Canadian championships 4 times in a row
Number 3. Being an elite level weightlifter in less than 5 years
Q11: Are you currently studying or working in addition to your weightlifting career? If yes, what are you doing?
I am studying to become a police officer.
Q12: What are your plans after your weightlifting career is over?
Become a police officer and working in investigation.
Q13: Who is your weightlifting role model and why?
Christine Girard (easy one!) Because of her achievements, getting 2 Olympic medals many years after the actual Olympics she took part, spreading the influence and importance of a clean sport.