MUIR Carline < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Canada   
Gender Women
Born 01 Oct 1987 in Spanish Town, JAM
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Toronto, ON, CAN
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Sports and Recreation, Tourism - University of Alberta: Edmonton, AB, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began athletics in 1998 in Jamaica.
Club / Team Tumbleweed Track Club: Jacksonville, FL, USA
Name of coach Rana Reider [club], USA
General Interest
Injuries In October 2014 she suffered a knee injury that prevented her from running until March 2015. She recovered in time to qualify for the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (carlinemuir.com, 07 Sep 2015; olympic.ca, 21 Aug 2016)

In 2012 she missed the Canadian Olympic trials through injury, which ended her chances of competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (carlinemuir.com, 07 Sep 2015)

She missed seven months of action following a fall in February 2011 that resulted in a bruised bone in her knee. (edmontonsun.com, 18 Jan 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you have a goal set, and you want to reach it, go for it. There are going to be hurdles in your way. It doesn't mean you can't do it." (edmontonsun.com, 13 Jun 2017)
Awards and honours While competing for the University of Alberta in Canada, she was named 2006 Canada West Female Rookie of the Year. (University of Alberta Athletics, 09 Mar 2006; Facebook page, 11 Jun 2014)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Twitter profile, 04 Nov 2019)
Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has worked as a model and as a motivational speaker. She has also volunteered as an athletics coach at Harvard University and Jacksonville University in the United States of America. (carlinemuir.com, 07 Sep 2015, 04 Nov 2019; LinkedIn profile, 24 Mar 2020)

STUDIES
In 2017 she completed a bachelor's degree in recreation, sport and tourism at the University of Alberta in Canada. She began the degree in 2006 and had to balance her studies with athletics and work. "I think finishing this degree is to show everyone don't ever give up on anything. Life after track has never been a worry for me. I have always worked while I went to school and trained full-time." (edmontonsun.com, 13 Jun 2017)