Eric Radford

Name: Eric Radford
Sport: Figure Skating
Hometown: Balmertown, ON
Nickname: E-RAD

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.

Best Result:
-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!