CAN TALKS features our athletes sharing powerful stories that will inspire, engage, and captivate.

CAN TALKS are typically 30 minutes and include a Q&A session with our CAN Fund Athlete Hosts.

CAN TALKS Athlete Hosts

To date there has been 53 CAN TALKS Athlete Hosts from Victoria to Halifax and as far away as Finland. CAN TALKS are not a highlight reel, they are impactful conversations. Our athlete hosts are sharing their stories on everything from successes to failures, doubt, setbacks, and all of the lesson’s they’ve learned training to be the best in the world.

Our World Class Athlete Hosts Have Won:


CAN TALKS – Facing Adversity

Danielle Lappage, Wrestling, 2016 Olympian, 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist

CAN TALKS – Learning Life Lessons Through Sport

Sam Pedlow, Beach Volleyball, 2018 Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist

CAN TALKS – A Winning Attitude in Life and in Sport

Dylan Moscovitch, Figure Skating, 2014 Olympic Silver Medalist

CAN TALKS – Mental Strength

Ellie Black, Gymnastics, 2012 and 2016 Olympian, 2019 Pan American Games Gold Medalist

CAN TALKS – Culture in Sport

Maxwell Lattimer, Rowing, 2016 Olympian, 2015 Pan American Games Gold Medalist

CAN TALKS – Resilience

Sarah Wells, Athletics, 2012 Olympian, 2015 Pan American Games Silver Medalist

CAN TALKS – Athlete Montages

CAN TALKS Athlete Hosts Reading Suggestions

Dylan Moscovitch, Figure Skating – Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
Erika Polidori, Softball – Quiet by Susan Cain
Maxwell Lattimer, Rowing – Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Deft the Odds by David Goggins
Miranda Ayim, Basketball – The Art of the Good Life by Rolf Dobelli

Sharon Fichman, Tennis – Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court by John Wooden
TJ Sanders, Volleyball – Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
TJ Sanders, Volleyball – Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson

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