Tristan Smyth

 

Tristan Smyth has risen to the national stage in track band was the first British Columbian to post three gold medals at the Western Canada Summer Games. He was led to wheelchair sports during a rehabilitation stint at GF Strong after becoming injured in a skateboarding accident. This up-and-comer has his eyes on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. He's now being coached by Paralympic silver medalist Kelly Smith. With his work ethic and determination Toronto 2015 should be a successful Games for Smyth.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Track: 2013 Canada Summer Games – gold 1500m and silver 400m

Road:2015 and 2014 Vancouver Sun Run 10km – gold… 2014 Internationaler Rollstuhl Half Marathon, Switzerland – gold … 2012, 2013 and 2014 Squamish Days 10km – gold

PERSONAL

Incomplete paraplegic as a result of spinal cord injury…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Vancouver Sun Run Wheelchair 10km 1st
2014 Internationaler Rollstuhl Half Marathon, 1st

 

 

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics 1500m - Men 9
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Athletics 5000m - Men 999