Started track and field at age 17, encourage by high school basketball coaches
Did not play organized sports until he was 15 and did not start training for the decathlon until he was 20
His role model is Vince Carter who inspired him to pursue professional sports
Enjoys art and drawing
Damian’s best events are 100m and the 110m hurdles, while his most challenging events are shot put and the 1500m.
Gold medalist at the Pan Am games (2015), where he scored 8659 points — a new Canadian record.
Two time IAAF World Championship medalist - Silver (2015), Bronze (2014).
"At times you have high expectations for yourself so you want to be at the top right away, but I’ve come to realize over the years that it’s a process and it takes time." (The London Free Press)