Further Personal Information
||Victoria, BC, CAN
||Marketing - University of Denver: United States
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He took up swimming at age eight.
|Why this sport?
||"I started swimming when I was eight years old because my mother bribed me with McDonalds."
|Club / Team
||Toronto Swim Club: Canada
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
||Making movies, working with computers. (swimming.ca, 19 Jul 2010).
|Most influential person in career
||His mother. (islandswimming.blogspot.co.uk, 19 Mar 2012)
|Hero / Idol
||Canadian athlete and cancer activist Terry Fox. (islandswimming.blogspot.co.uk, 19 Mar 2012)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"A happy swimmer is a fast swimmer." (swimswam.com, 08 Apr 2013)
|Awards and honours
||He was named Athlete of the Year at the University of Denver in 2009. (swimming.ca, 19 Jul 2010)
||His mother competed at national level in swimming. His younger brother Cole also competed in swimming for the University of Denver. (swimming.ca, 2013)
||COMING BACK REVITALISED
He had become tired of swimming until he qualified for the 2013 World Championships. "I havenít been truly excited about swimming in a long time and surprising myself with that swim in the 200m freestyle [at the Canadian trials] reinvigorated my passion for the sport." (swimswam.com, 08 Apr 2013)
While in high school, he won the Glenwood Springs Film Festival and the Steamboat Springs Film Festival for best drama movie. (parcolympique.qc.ca, 06 Apr 2012)