Name: Eric Radford
Sport: Figure Skating
Hometown: Balmertown, ON
Favourite Sports Memory: Winning the 2012 Canadian Championship.
How you got involved in your sport: I saw it TV and told my mom I wanted to “do that.”
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: Right from the first day I started skating!
Favourite Quote: “All champions were contenders who never gave up.”
CAN Fund Testimonial: CAN Fund has given me and many other athletes the power and means to literally achieve our dreams.
-Currently 5th in the world
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: I’m am easily inspired and moved by music so my IPOD gives me energy when I need it and helps me relax when I don’t.
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: A past coach of mine, Paul Wirtz, who passed away in 2006 made me into the athlete I am today. He taught me how to become a consistent competitor.
Have you read any articles or books or watched any videos or movies recently that really inspired you: I know a song that can inspire anybody! “Reaching” by Audiomachine.
Fun Facts: I play the piano and I also compose a lot of music. I can juggle and tumble!