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


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.”

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

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

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

Taras represents role model for gay youth - The Chronicle Herald

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

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

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

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

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

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

Connor Taras - Road To Rio 2016 - VADA Magazine 

Paddler stocked for Pride parade role - The Chronicle Herald

Canada wins silver in men's kayaking - CityNewsToronto

Local kayak duo down to their last chance to qualify - Metro News

Connor Taras named to team - CSCAtlantic

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