Name: Mark Ledo
Sport: Para-cycling (Handcycling)
Hometown: Maple, ON
Favorite Sports Memory: Mens Hockey Final – Vancouver 2010 – Canada wins Gold!!!
How you got involved in your sport: Chris Peterson at Invacare Top End recommended I try a handcycle.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: I realized this one day after noticing that my average speed was good enough to compete and win.
Favorite Quote: “If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”
CAN Fund Testimonial: CAN Fund is a great not for profit organization that gives funding directly to the athletes. With CAN Fund on my side, I can focus on my training and racing without worrying about funds. Thank you CAN Fund!!!
Best Result: Bronze Medal at 2010 World Para-cycling Championships in the Road Race
Fun Facts: I am a muscle car enthusiast that also owns a 1970 Chevelle SS. 620+ horsepower! Yeah…I like to go fast! I also collect comic books. Uncanny X-men and Deadpool being my favorites!