Markus Thormeyer

Name: Markus Thormeyermarkus
CAN Fund Recipient Since 2015
Hometown: Vancouver
Sport: Swimming
Best Result: 2016 Olympian, 3rd at Commonwealth Games
On the National Team Since (Year): 2015

How does being a CAN Fund recipient make a difference for you?
For me, it allows me to not focus on the financial stresses that come with being a student athlete at Vancouver and focus on performing in the pool every day. It also allows me to make healthier decisions around food and nutrition, even if they may be more expensive

Who is one person who has significantly impacted your life/journey?
Emily Overholt 

Tell us how they made a difference and share 3 words that describe who that person is to you.
She is my best friend and we’ve done so many things and been through so much together. We both have been on multiple Canadian National Teams together.


How many hours do you workout/train/compete on average each day and how many days per week?
Train 6 days a week for a total of 25 hours

What are your hobbies?
Video games, whittling, cooking, studying

Best advice you have received?
Focus on being the best you can be and everything else will fall in place

Instagram: @lilmarquenis