2x Paralympian Danielle Dorris

24/08/2021

What does it feel like to be representing your country at the Paralympic Games?

It’s an exhilarating feeling to represent your country and have Canadian from across the country cheer for you

Other than being named to Team Canada, what is your proudest moment so far?

Winning my first international medal at the 2018 Para Pan Pacific Swimming Championship in Australia

Who is your favorite sports hero?

US Paralympic Swimmer Jessica Long

What are you most looking forward to at the Paralympic Games?

Finding the Sushi bar in the athletes village and getting back to international racing

Are you superstitious? How do you like to prepare the day of your event?

I am not superstitious. I have a simple race day prep that is no different then going to school or work. After warmup,I listen to music until race time.

What is the one thing that you are bringing with you in Tokyo?

My pillow.

Quick Facts

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Movie/Show: Too many to chose one

Favorite Band/Artist: BTS

Favorite pump up, pregame song: Butter

Activities in spare time/Other Interest outside of your sport: Playing games with my family