Sports / Recreation
Samantha is a Canadian National Team Wrestler in the Women's 53kg division. She is a 10x National Medalist, 2x World University Medalist, Pan-American Champion, Rio 2016 Olympic alternate, and the Canadian representative looking to qualify for Tokyo 2021 next summer. Off the mats Samantha is a Licensed Counselling Therapist who combines her passion for helping others discover their purpose, achieve their aspirations, and reach their potential with her love, dedication to, and knowledge of elite sport in Canada. She is also enthusiastic about getting the next generation of athletes involved in sport and is very active in the community as a R.E.A.L. Role Model with Fast & Female and as an Athlete Ambassador with The New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame and KidSport NB. As a proud New Brunwick female athlete, Samantha hopes to inspire fellow New Brunswickers and girls to stay active and get involved in sport because it sets them up to succeed and lead in life beyond sports. Samantha is also an RBC Olympian and delivers motivational talks spreading the Olympic messages of teamwork, excellence, commitment, and leadership to communities across New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada.