Q1: What was the first competition where you represented Team Canada? When was it?
2018 Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Q2: Did you compete in other sports before weightlifting? If yes, which ones and at what level?
CrossFit, national level.
Q3: Why do you compete in weightlifting?
I enjoy the atmosphere and the build-up to competitions, as well as the opportunity to showcase all the hard work I put in.
Q4: What do you most enjoy about training?
I like the feeling of pushing myself every day, the discipline I develop and the chance to just hang out with my friends.
Q5: What do you enjoy the least about training?
Q6: What are your short term goals for weightlifting (1-2 years)?
To perform at the international level.
Q7: What are your long term goals for weightlifting? (3 + years)
To travel the world through the national team and compete against the best in my sport.
Q8: What has been your proudest moment in weightlifting?
Recovering from what could have been a career-ending injury in 2018.
Q9: What are your top 3 achievements in weightlifting so far?
Number 1. Snatching 145kg in 2021
Number 2. Making the worlds team in 2018
Number 3. Becoming national champion in 2021
Q10: Are you currently studying or working in addition to your weightlifting career? If yes, what are you doing?
I’m currently completing my Bachelor of Commerce degree at McGill University, where I pursue a major in Finance with a concentration in Accounting. I study full time and intern during the summer.
Q11: What are your plans after your weightlifting career is over?
I would like to work as a lawyer. I plan to attend law school after my bachelor’s degree.
Q12: Who is your weightlifting role model and why?
Alain Bilodeau, an athlete who had an incredible career while staying true to himself, never compromising his values.