What does Perdita Felicien do for a living?

TV Host. Speaker. I’m mostly known for racing all around the world over hurdles and being considered one of the best to ever do it. My career lasted more than a decade and nowadays I host a Television series called “All Round Champion”, cover Olympic sports and most recently wrote a memoir, about my mother and I.

Where is Perdita Felicien living now?

Perdita, Cathy and Bruce live together in Oshawa.

Did Perdita Felician win an Olympic medal?

Perdita Felicien is a two-time Olympian, 10-time National Champion, two-time World silver medalist, and the only Canadian woman to win a World Championship gold medal in track and field.

Where is Perdita Felicien from?

Oshawa, Canada
Perdita Felicien/Place of birth

Does Perdita Felicien have a husband?

It was quite a celebration at retired Canadian hurdler and broadcaster Perdita Felicien’s house as she and her husband, sports writer Morgan Campbell, announced to friends and family that they are expecting a baby in the spring of 2019.

How many sisters does Perdita Felicien have?

I was born in Oshawa, Ontario, to a wonderful woman named Cathy, who immigrated to Canada from St. Lucia. I have three beautiful sisters and one pretty cool brother.

Why is Perdita Felicien famous?

A 10-time national champion in the 100m hurdles, Felicien also had several notable accomplishments internationally. She won gold at the 2003 IAAF World Championships, becoming the first Canadian female athlete to ever reach the podium at the IAAF Worlds.

Why is Perdita Felicien so important?

With her win, Felicien became Canada’s first ever female world gold medallist and the first female in Illinois track & field history to win a gold medal in an individual event at the World Championships. She was named Canada’s female athlete of the year – the first track athlete to capture that honor in 25 years.

Where did Perdita Felicien go to school?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pine Ridge Secondary School
Perdita Felicien/Education

Perdita is a proud supporter of Count Me In, the largest youth-run organization in Canada. She spoke to at the 2013 Count Me In Conference in Toronto, inspiring thousands of students to get involved in their communities through volunteerism. Perdita is also an active ambassador for Right To Play.

When did Perdita Felicien fail to qualify for the Olympics?

In June 2012, Felicien failed to qualify for the Canadian Olympic team for the 2012 London Olympics. She had finished third in the 2012 Canadian Olympic trials for track and field, in the 100m hurdles event, under protest. However, she false started, and was disqualified.

What was Perdita Felicien’s best 100m hurdles time?

She also won silver medals at the 2007 World Championships, the 2010 World Indoor Championships, and twice at the Pan American Games. Her best time for the 100 metres hurdles of 12.46 secs from 2004 still stands as the Canadian record (as of 2018).

When did Perdita Felicien retire from the CBC?

Felicien retired from competition in 2013. She went back to school to study journalism, and was a writer/reporter with CHCH News in Hamilton, Ontario. She was part of the broadcasting team for the Toronto 2015 PanAm Games coverage. In 2018, Felicien joined the CBC broadcast team as a host during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in South Korea.