National Team Athletes

Rylun

Rylun currently lives in Wetaskiwin, Alberta and competes with the Wetaskiwin Orcas. He has been swimming with the lifesaving sport for 6 years going into his seventh year with the coming season; he has only just begun his career of representing Canada in 2017. His favourite events are tow with fins and super lifesaver. Outside of lifesaving sport Rylun is beginning grade 12 and works at the local pool as a lifeguard.

Best result nationally: 1st. place in 100 LC Meter Tow with Fins 15-18, 100 LC Meter Carry with Fins 15-18, and 200 LC Meter Super Lifesaver 15-18, at Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships 2018.

Carlin

Carlin is 18 years old and has been involved with Lifesaving Sport for the last 10 years. She lives in Port Elgin, Ontario and has trained with Saugeen Shores Lifesaving Club for 10 years and worked with them for the past 5 years. Training with them has given Carlin the opportunity to be on three national tours Japan -July 2016, New Zealand –November 2017, and Australia –November 2018. Carlin’s favorite events are Oceanwoman and Surf Ski Race.

Dean

Dean currently lives in Truro, Nova Scotia. He swims competitively with the Truro Centurions swim club since 2013, he is a member of the NS High Performance Swim Group and belongs to The Guardian Lifesaving Club since Sept. 2017. He also plays high school and club volleyball throughout the school year. He was introduced to Lifesaving Sport as a junior lifeguard during the summer of 2016 and hasn’t looked back. He works full-time as a lifeguard at Melmerby Beach, NS during the summer and will be going into Grade 12 in September.

Best result Nationally: 1st. 50m Manikin Carry - CPLC 2018 Markham, ON. 2nd. in LC Meter Oceanman Relay and 2nd. in LC Meter Board Rescue –  CSLC 2017 Martinique Beach, NS.

Jordan

Jordan is 18 years old, she has been competing for the Halton Hills Lifesaving Club for 8 years, starting as a junior athlete, before continuing on to compete as a senior and as a coach. Her best events include 200m Super Lifesaver, 100m Manikin Carry with Fins and Line Throw. Outside of lifesaving Sport, she is a student at George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario in the ASL and Deaf studies program.

Sebastian

Sebastian is 16 years old and is member of Lifesaving Sport National Team for Rescue 2018. He is from Guelph, Ontario and has been competing in Lifesaving Sport since he was 11. His best events include Surf Swim, Board Race and Oceanman.

Manuelle

Manuelle is 17 years old and currently lives in Val-d’Or, Québec. She has been practicing sports rescue since the age of 8 and is still also in love with this one. In addition to the rescue, manual is trained in gym and is part of a swimming, cross country and athletics team with which it is frequently and fiercely trained. She started representing Canada at the age of 16, at its first international competition in South Africa.

Dallas

Dallas is a 28-year-old athlete from the small town of Fort Macleod, AB.  Mainly, Dallas specializes in pool events and has been developing her skills for Surf Lifesaving. Rescue 2018 will be Dallas’ second world tour with the National Team and sixth international tour for Canada. When she isn’t training for Lifesaving Sport Dallas can be found working as a Registered Massage Therapist and utilizing her lifesaving skills as a Firefighter for the Fort Macleod Fire Department. 

Mya

Mya Falcon, 16 years old from Ajax, Ontario entering her grade 11 year at Pickering High School. She is in her first year of competitive lifesaving, but her fifth year of competitive swimming. As a 3-time National champion and a member of the Youth National Team, Mya is relatively new to the sport of competitive lifesaving and has quickly developed a passion and excitement for not only the sport but for the lifesaving community.  She is looking forward to competing with her team and representing Canada this November at the Lifesaving World Championships 2018.

Haylie

Haylie has been involved in lifesaving for almost 15 years. She will be representing Canada for the fourth time at Rescue in the Lifesaving World Championships 2018. She is going into her last year at the University of Guelph where she is part of the varsity swim team. When she is not at school or training she is coaching the junior swim and lifesaving programs. Haylie is proud to be representing Canada once again this November and can’t wait to see all the success of the team.

Matthew

Matthew has swum with the Calgary Winter Club Lifesaving Club for the past five years. He played competitive hockey for most of his life until he decided he wanted lifeguarding to be part of his career path. Joining the lifesaving team was a mean for him to get better at swimming to complete his bronze courses. Thereafter, Matthew competed in lifesaving sport and fell in love with it. He represented Canada in 2014 for the first time, as part of the Youth National Team for Rescue in Montpellier, France.