Sam Effah and Sarah Wells to appear on The Amazing Race Canada
Canadian 100m sprinter Sam Effah and his spouse, Olympian and Pan Am Games silver medallist Sarah Wells, have introduced they’re going to appear on Season 7 of The Amazing Race Canada, which premieres on Tuesday, July 2 at nine:00 p.m. ET on CTV.
Effah, the son of immigrants from Ghana, grew up in Calgary and attended college there ahead of relocating to Toronto. A two-time Canadian champion within the 100m, he ran his non-public best possible of 10.06s at NACAC in Miramar, Florida in 2010. He struggled with muscle tears in his quads and hips that avoided him from making Canada’s Olympic group in each 2012 and 2016. Effah is 30.
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Wells complex to the semifinals of the 400m hurdles on the London Olympics in 2012. She received silver within the 400m hurdles and bronze within the 4x400m relay on the Pan Am Games in Toronto in 2015, however she, too, struggled with accidents and was once not able to compete within the 2016 Olympics. Wells is 29.
The pair each and every posted the scoop about The Amazing Race one at a time on their Instagram accounts. “Sam’s a 100m sprinter, I’m a 400m hurdler. We both feel like we have a mindset from our sport that we’re able to bring into this race that’s going to allow us to deal with the pressure,” Wells stated in a video posted by means of the race.
“We’re going to win The Amazing Race Canada because we’re disciplined, we have grit, we’re hungry, we’re resilient, and ultimately we know how to win,” says Effah.
The display airs on Tuesday, July 2 at nine:00 p.m. ET on CTV.
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