Name: Kieran Block
Sport: Sledge Hockey
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Favourite Sports Memory: Winning the WHL Championship and playing in my first TSN game with the National Team.
How you got involved in your sport: I had a friend who was playing with the National Team at the time and he introduced me to it.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: Once I tried the sport I made it a goal of mine to reach the highest level.
Favourite Quote: “Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Gandhi
CAN Fund Testimonial: I am so excited to be a CAN Fund recipient as it will give me the opportunity to take time off work and train! It is giving me the freedom to be the athlete I know I can be. I feel very fortunate.
-2013 World Champions
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: I keep a picture of my goal on my phone so ever ytime I turn it on I see it and am reminded of what I am working for!
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you:Matt Cook has significantly impacted my career because he showed me that anything is possible.
Fun Facts: I went to school to teach Foods studies. I think nutrition is an important part of daily life and plays an important role for me as an athlete. I love to build Giant Lego haha. I have a huge Lego Yoda and recently saw some other Legos I would like to build.