Bret Himmelman – Canoe/Kayak

CAN Fund Side Gig Athlete

What does being part of CAN Fund mean to you?
Being a member of the CAN Fund family means that I am a part of a community much bigger than my sport, I am a part of a group of Canadians who support each other and their goals.

Favourite Quote or Words to Live By.
It ain’t about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.

What is the best advice you ever received?
The best advice I have ever received is the 5 P’s, Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance. The better prepared you are, the more likely you are able to get the result you want.

Biggest lesson you have learned to get to where you are today?
The biggest lesson I have learned is that you can only focus and work on what you can control. Sometimes the result is not completely in your control, but what you can do is control how you react and build from it.

How are CAN Fund donors helping you achieve your dream?
CAN Fund donors help me be the best version of myself by giving me the support I need on my journey towards my goals.