The London 2012 Olympics are quickly approaching and Olympic fever is slowly setting in. While Canada's Olympic athletes have always been a great source of inspiration, the female athletes are particularly notable for setting positive examples of what it means to be healthy, strong and driven women.
Canadian boxer Mary Spencer is currently ranked #1 in the world and is a gold-medal favourite for this summer's Olympic Games, which will be the first time women's boxing is a part of the Olympics. The 27-year-old from Wiarton, Ontario, has already made her mark on the boxing world, with three women's world championships, eight national championships and five Pan American Games gold medals already under her belt.
Canadian swimmer Annamay Pierse is a world-record holder and a world championship silver medalist, who represented Canada at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She is an inspiration and a positive role model for young girls.
We had a chance to sit down with these two impressive Canadian