Marnie McBean holds three gold medals and a bronze medal from Olympic rowing competitions. She and her rowing partner, Kathleen Heddle, are Canada’s most successful Summer Olympic athletes.
She has been a specialist in Olympic Athlete Preparation, mentoring Canadian Olympic Teams between 2006 - 2014 and continues to work as a speaker, mentor and author.
She is an Officer of the Order of Canada, has a degree in Honors Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario as well as three honorary doctorates. She is a member of Canada’s Sport Hall of Fame and an ambassador for Right to Play, Fast and Female, and Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl initiative. She lives in Toronto.
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