Swiming Athlete - Inducted 2007
Curtis Myden was a member of the Canadian National Swim Team for twelve years. During that time, he won 68 international medals, including 15 major titles. He was the first Canadian swimming athlete to medal in consecutive Olympic Games, setting the record when he won a total of three bronze medals in 1996 and 2000. He also competed at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, numerous Commonwealth Games, Pan American Games, and Pan Pacific Games. Curtis set Commonwealth records in the 200 and 400 Individual Medley and Canadian records in both the short and long course 200 IM and 400 IM. He won 30 national titles.
Curtis Myden was named Canada’s “Swimmer of the Year” in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2000. He received the Howard Mackie Award as the CIS Male Athlete of the Year in 1997. At the University of Calgary he was named Athlete of the Year in 1994 & 1999, and Scholar Athlete of the Year in 1994 and 1997. He was the Canadian University Swimmer of the Year in 1994 and 1999.
Curtis continues to serve as a role model, motivator, sport hero, and speaker, working with youth and adults, and spreading his love and passion for the sport of swimming to the people of Alberta and around the world.
2014 - Inducted to the Calgary Dino's Sports Hall of Fame