Pursuing Excellence In Sport

By winning medals, Canada’s Olympic athletes bring our country’s values of excellence, fairness, human development, leadership and peace to life. Few sights inspire national pride and unite the country as powerfully as the Canadian flag flying above all others on the Olympic podium. That moment is the culmination of a journey – one that began years earlier. Olympians aren’t made overnight.

Daily training, year-round coaching, proper nutrition, breakthroughs in technology in sport science, national and international competitions, and state-of-the-art equipment are all essential in propelling our athletes to win Olympic medals.

Pursuing excellence in sport requires long-term vision and funding. Canada must support athletes 5-8 years from the podium to achieve results at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and beyond. Established in 2007, the Canadian Olympic Foundation has raised more than $79 million for our athletes, coaches and sport system.

The key link between the cost to build an Olympian and the inspiration Canada feels when we achieve podium success is your support to our athletes. Be part of the journey. When you hear the anthem, and see an athlete emblazoned with a maple leaf at the top of the podium, you’ll know that your support helped bring that gold medal home for the spirit and pride of our nation.

Be a part of Team Canada. Visit www.OlympicFoundation.ca today to learn more and donate today.