Derek O’Farrell

Name: Derek O’Farrellderek-o-farrell
Sport: Rowing
Hometown: Unionville, ON

Favorite Sports Memory:
Montreal Canadiens 2010 playoff run and Roger Federer’s 2009 Wimbledon victory over Andy Roddick.

Favorite Quote:
Whenever I feel too tired I think of my coach saying “oh you don’t want to win do you?”

CAN Fund Testimonial:
Thanks to the CAN Fund for helping put training first, and allowing me to focus on my dreams of winning a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Best Result:
Silver Medal at the 2009 world rowing championships in M8+

Fun Facts:
My longest golf drive is 369 yards.