Name: Neville Wright
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Favourite Sports Memory: My first run on the track at the 2010 Olympic Games.
How you got involved in your sport: I was introduced to the sport by my track coach.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: At age 15. I was given a gift that required me to write my dreams and place it in the gift, and one of my dreams was to represent Canada at the Olympic Games.
“Without STRUGGLE there is no PROGRESS!” ~ Fredrick Douglas
“I Don’t Think I Do, Can and Will…I Know I Do, Can and Will” ~ Neville Wright
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-5th Place at the 2010 Olympic Games
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: Pray. And I love what I do, so I can be the best at what I do.
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My coach Quin. He took a injured athlete and helped turn me into an Olympian and my Mom, she always taught me to put God first.
– I play bass guitar for an R&B Gospel Group and my church
– Love to cook
– Play video games