EFFAH Sam < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 29 Dec 1988 in Calgary, CAN
Height1.76 m
Weight 83 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Calgary, AB, CAN
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Communications - University of Calgary: Calgary, AB, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started the sport in 2006 at the age of 17.
Why this sport? He was entering University and was looking for something to keep fit.
Club / Team University of Calgary Athletics Club: Calgary, AB, CAN
Name of coach Brenda Van Tighem
Coach from which country? Canada
Coach from what year? 2006
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Canada
Tournament World Championships
Location Berlin
General Interest
Nicknames He was called 'Black Lightning' as he was always fast in sports. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Parents, Best Friend. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Your only as good as your last race. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Ambitions Finish his marketing degree and winning a gold medal at the Olympics. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)