Birthplace: Toronto, ON
Year of Birth: 1992
Club: Shasta Trampoline
Favourite Event: Individual Trampoline
Sr. National Team since: 2015
2019 Pan Am Games Gold Medalist in Individual Trampoline.
Samantha is one of three trampoline athletes Canada brought to the London Olympic Games in 2012 where she served as the team’s alternate. Since then, her goal has been to get back to the Games, and her recent finishes include 2nd at the 2015 Canada Cup and 8th at the 2014 World Championships.
Beginnings: Started gymnastics at the age of 2 as an outlet for her overabundance of energy.
Most memorable moment: Making the World Championships' Finals in 2014 at Daytona Beach.
Odds and ends: Admires her teammate Rosie MacLennan… Loves school and studying.
Favourite quote: "So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life's a great balancing act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! 98 and ¾ percent guaranteed. Kid, you'll move mountains." - Dr. Seuss