Annie Martin

Name: Annie Martinannie-and-marie-andree-headshot
Sport: Beach Volleyball
Hometown: Lachine, QC
Nickname: Martine

Favorite Sports Memory: Competing at the Athens Games in 2004 with Guylaine

How you got involved in your sport: I desperately wanted to imitate my sister and she played volleyball, so I had to.

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: When I saw Mark Heese and John Child compete at the Atlanta Games in 1996.

Favorite Quote: “When you make the present moment, instead of past and future, the focal point of your life, your ability to enjoy what you do – and with it the quality of your life – increases dramatically” ~ Eckhart Tolle

CAN Fund Testimonial: On my way to London, being a CAN Fund recipient makes me feel like Canadians are here, by my side, supporting my journey and allowing me to focus on what I love the most, playing beach volleyball.

Best Result: 4th at a Grand Slam in Stavanger Norway in 2004

Fun Facts: I have a talent in Olympic fast walking, I have the hips to do it!!