Karen Furneaux, Canada's leading female sprint kayaker as well as two-time World Champion and two-time Olympian, began kayaking at the age of 12. She quickly discovered her love for the sport and made the necessary commitments to begin to make her dream happen. A member of the National team since 1994, Karen's dedication and hard work has paid off with numerous international achievements and recognition as a key athlete on Canada's national and Olympic teams...

Steve Giles was a member of the Canadian National Canoe Team for 16 years. During his career, he competed in numerous national and international events and participated in four Olympic Summer Games (Athens, 2004; Sydney, 2000; Atlanta, 1996; and Barcelona, 1992)...

Born and raised in Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia, Jillian is currently a Senior Team member of the Canadian Sprint Kayak Team. She was a member of the 2004 Olympic Team in Athens where the crew finished with a Canadian best in 8th place. Jillian had great success as a Junior which quickly translated into her Senior career...

At the age of eleven, after watching the World Wrestling Championships held in his hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, Corey was inspired to become an Olympic free style wrestler. He achieved his dream of making Canada's National Wrestling Team in 1994/95 and in the same year was chosen as Alberta's Amateur Wrestler of the Year! After competing on a national and international stage for several years and winning many provincial, national and international competitions, Corey decided to stay involved in wrestling as a coach and give back to the sport that he loved so much as an athlete.

  • Lindsay Done, ESTEEM Team Manager
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