Braedon Dolfo

Name: Braedon Dolfo
Sport: Para-Athletics
Hometown: Langley, BC
Nickname: B

Favorite Sports Memory: Winning the Long Jump and High Jump at the 2010 US Paralympic Championships, my first international meet.

How you got involved in your sport: I always loved sports. My parents started me in Track and Field as I could compete against everyone even though I am legally blind.

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: Ever since I was a little boy, I wanted to wear the red and white on my chest and compete for Canada at the Olympics.

Favorite Quote: “Adversity causes some to break and others to break records”

CAN Fund Testimonial: I want to thank the CAN Fund so much for the support in helping me towards my dream of being on the podium in 2012 in London.

Best Result: Bronze Medal F13 High Jump, 2011 Paralympic World Athletics Championships, Christchurch, New Zealand

Fun Facts:I was born in Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and was adopted at 16 months old and came to Canada. I have two younger siblings, Keynan and Tanika. I enjoy dance. I am the Michael Jackson Wii Dance champion of my family.