Leah Robinson

Name: Leah Robinsonleah-robinson-
Sport: Athletics (Paralympic)
Hometown: Mannheim, ON

Favorite Sports Memory:
When I was on the podium at the 2008 Olympic Trials and it was announced that I was going to Beijing!

Favorite Quote:
It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up
– Babe Ruth

CAN Fund Testimonial:
The money I receive from the CAN Fund will help me cover costs for flights over to meets in Europe, where most of my competition is! It will also help to cover the cost of track club fees (paying coach, equipment use-weight rooms, etc.)

Best Result:
10th in the 200m at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games

Fun Facts:
My hobbies are water skiing, canoe trips, hanging out with friends and family and taking my dog Duke for runs! I sing… people just have to catch me in the act! I broke my arm reading in grade 6.