Perserverance, Overcoming Adversity, Diversity & Inclusion, and Teamwork Expert.
Neville Wright is a 3x Canadian Olympian. Born in Edmonton, Alberta – he competed for 15 yeras on the Canadian National Team. Career highlights include: 7x National Gold Medialist in Bobsleigh, 2x CIS All-Canadian Track & Field, World University Games 100m Bronze Medalist, 5x IBSF World Championships competitor, and National 100m Bronze Medalist.
A story of a rising star's journey, who overcame the odds to achieve his Dreams and Goals. Despite social, financial and physical disadvantages, he refused to be a typical statistic, taking his destiny into his own hands and controlling the narrative; therefore, turning his pain in to power and his struggle into strength.
As a rising star in track & field who marginally missed an opportunity in what would have been my first Olympics by 2 hundredths of a second. Refusing to give up on his dream of making the Olympics, he continued to push him until the opportunity to compete in my first Olympics came in less than 6 months, in a completely new sport.
Never count anybody out or judge a book by its cover, because you never know the potential that lies within them. Greatness lives in everyone, but sometimes it requires the right push for its development and growth.
Dealing with the challenges of switching from competing as an individual to working and competing within a team environment. The ability to develop synergy comes from the willingness to recognize and understand individual strengths to benefit the development and growth of the team.