Connor Taras

Serial Entrepreneur | 2011 Pan American Games Silver Medalist | 3 x World Cup Medalist | 2007 Jr World Championship Silver Medalist | National Record Holder | 16 x National Champion

Media

Connor Taras had always tried to hide the fact that he was gay; when he finally came out, he says, “it was the first time I went to race and was actually there for myself. . . . I got to be me.”

http://www.thestar.com/sports/amateur/2014/07/22/for_kayaker_connor_taras_coming_out_was_the_ultimate_victory_arthur.html

Play as you are: Olympians set positive goals for LGBTQ in Canadian sport

http://olympic.ca/2014/12/02/play-as-you-are-olympians-set-positive-goals-for-lgbtq-in-canadian-sport/

Connor Taras on kayaking comeback - CTV Atlantic, with Steve Murphy

http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=405201&binId=1.1145463&playlistPageNum=1

Connor Taras, Olympic Hopeful, gets 'gay super power' and new outlook on life - Outsports.com

http://www.outsports.com/2014/7/22/5924865/connor-taras-gay-kayak-canada-olympics

Taras represents role model for gay youth - The Chronicle Herald 

http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/1225452-stephenson-taras-represents-role-model-for-gay-youth

Olympic hopeful Connor Taras talks about coming out as gay. - CBC

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/olympic-hopeful-connor-taras-talks-about-coming-out-as-gay-1.2715185?cmp=rss

Interview with Sprint Athlete, Connor Taras, About his coming out and homosexuality in paddlesports - Sportscene.tv

http://www.sportscene.tv/flatwater/canoe-sprint/news/interview-with-sprint-athlete-connor-taras-abou...

Olympic hopeful Connor Taras talks about coming out as gay. - The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/07/23/olympic-hopeful-connor-ta_n_5612888.html

Finding Confidence, On and Off the Water - Sport Nova Scotia Sports Quarterly, The Chronicle Herald (See page 2) 

http://www.sportnovascotia.ca/Portals/0/docs/pubs/sportq/September%202014%20SQ_Bleed.pdf

The Department of Business and Tourism, Mount Saint Vincent University,  "Connor Taras, Business Administration Student and Competitive Athlete" (See page 14)

http://www.msvu.ca/site/media/msvu/Documents/2014%20Newsletter.pdf

Kayaker Connor Taras on coming out: 'When you sit in the boat, everybody's the same.' - Metro News

http://metronews.ca/sports/1105202/kayaker-connor-taras-on-coming-out-when-you-sit-in-the-boat-everybodys-the-same/

Connor Taras - Road To Rio 2016 - VADA Magazine

http://vadamagazine.com/15/08/2014/opinions/connor-taras-road-rio-2016 

Paddler stocked for Pride parade role - The Chronicle Herald 

http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1224880-paddler-stoked-for-pride-parade-role

Canada wins silver in men's kayaking - CityNewsToronto

http://www.citynews.ca/2011/10/27/canada-wins-silver-medal-in-mens-kayaking/

Local kayak duo down to their last chance to qualify - Metro News
http://www.metro.us/news/local-kayak-duo-down-to-their-last-chance-to-qualify/tmWifC---39vjNa6jFAn7Y/

Connor Taras named to team - CSCAtlantic
http://cscatlantic.ca/newsitem/connor-taras-name-to-team/

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