Q1: What was the first competition where you represented Team Canada? When was it?
The first one will be Junior Pan American championships in June 2021
Q2: Did you compete in other sports before weightlifting? If yes, which ones and at what level?
Q3: Why do you compete in weightlifting?
Because it’s my passion
Q4: What do you most enjoy about training?
I enjoy improving my technique and getting stronger.
Q5: What do you enjoy the least about training?
Q6: What are your short term goals for weightlifting (1-2 years)?
Compete at the junior world championships next year
Q7: What are your long term goals for weightlifting? (3 + years)
Winning the Olympics
Q8: What has been your proudest moment in weightlifting?
Being a Canadian Champion
Q9: What are your top 3 achievements in weightlifting so far?
Number 1: Being a national champion
Number 2: Being selected to represent Canada at junior pan ams
Number 3: Winning the Ontario Games
Q10: Are you currently studying or working in addition to your weightlifting career? If yes, what are you doing?
Yes, I’m currently studying natural sciences in college and I work at a grocery store.
Q11: What are your plans after your weightlifting career is over?
I would like to have a family and probably be a coach.
Q12: Who is your weightlifting role model and why?
Shi Zhiyong, because I like the intensity he brings on the platform.