SMITH Crystal < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Canada   
Gender Female
Born 06 Mar 1981
Height1.73 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kamloops, BC, CAN
Occupation Kinesiologist
Languages English
Higher education Exercise Science - University of Wyoming: Wyoming, ON, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started the sport in1999 in Creston
Why this sport? She was active and wanted to stay active after the figure skating season so when the ice went out, she picked up track and field.
Club / Team Kamloops Track and Field Club: Kamloops, BC, CAN
Name of coach Anatoliy Bondarchuk
Coach from which country? Ukraine
Coach from what year? 2008
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for Canada
Location Izmir
General Interest
Nicknames The Smith. It was a running joke in Ashland. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Hobbies Reading, listening to music and spending time with her fiance. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Breaking the national record in 2007. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Jud Logan. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol Anatoliy Bondarchuk. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto There is only here and now. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Famous relatives Her boyfriend of three years, Kibwe Johnson, is a national hammer throw athlete. (Team Canada Pan American Guide 2007)
Ambitions Win a medal in the 2012 Olympics. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Other information EDUCATION
Has a bachelorís degree in exercise science from the University of Wyoming. Completed a masterís degree in sport education this spring at Ashland University in Ohio, USA. (Team Canada Pan American Guide 2007)