PENHALE Sean < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 15 Sep 1988 in Red Deer, CAN
Weight 69 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Victoria, BC, CAN
Higher education Marketing - Western Kentucky University: Bowling Green, KY, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He has been swimming since he was seven, beginning his competitive career with the Dolphins in Lacombe, Canada.
Why this sport? He started swimming because it was fun and he loved the water. His parents used to have to drag him out of Sylvan Lake on family picnics because he didn't want to leave. He started taking swimming seriously after watching the 2000 Olympic Games on television with his family. He turned to his mum and said 'I want to be like that'.
Club / Team Island Swimming Club: Victoria, BC, CAN
Name of coach Neil Harvey
General Interest
Famous relatives His parents Harvey and Michelle Penhale and his twin sisters are all high level volleyball players and his parents are also international volleyball referees. (wkusports.com, 28 Sep 2010, natation.ca, 28 Sep 2010)
Ambitions To qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games.(albertalocalnews.com, 12 Aug 2010)