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Tamara Tatham

Why They're Awesome

2012 London Olympian

Plays pro basketball in Slovakia

Has played 100 games for Team Canada

Runs her own clothing business, "4Ever Hoops Clothing"

Mentors young female athletes through "Love Live Hoops" a not-profit organization she co-founded with her sister

Started playing basketball at age 13 when her parents asked her to pick an extracurricular activity for summer vacation.

Basketball runs in the family: brother Patrick is an assistant basketball coach at Ryerson University and younger sister Alisha was also a member of the Canadian basketball team at the London Olympics 2012.

Listen Up

"Making the Olympics is not every four years, it’s every day for four years. Work hard for what you want." (from Canada Basketball)

Go Further

Training Day

Olympic Games Training Day: Basketball

Basketball Training

What It Takes - Basketball: Lay Ups

Get colouring!

Olympic Games colouring sheet - Basketball

Kid Interview

Tamara Tatham & Lizanne Murphy: Advice for your 11-year-old self