Sam Effah

Name: Sam Effahsam-effah-headshot
Sport: Athletics (100m)
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Nickname: Sammo and Black Lightning

Favorite Sports Memory: Winning the 2010 National Championships in the 100m

How you got involved in your sport: Through the University of Calgary Dinos

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: After watching the 2004 Olympic Games

Favorite Quote: “Your only as good as your last race.”

Best Result: 10.06 seconds at the NACAC Championships – Meet record and Gold

Fun Facts: It wasn’t until University that I began to run track. I played football and rugby in highschool.