Interview with Jonathan Younker

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Title

Interview with Jonathan Younker

Description

Jonathan Younker is a former Canada Games athlete who participated in the triple jump at the 1997 Canada Summer Games in Brandon, Manitoba. Jonathan discusses his experiences as a Canada Games athlete on Team Quebec, including the relationships he formed with teammates, coaches, and young people from all over Canada.

Subject

Francophones and Anglophones
Canadian Identity
Friendships at the Canada Games
Athlete Mentality in Competitions
Career Impacts
Built Legacy

Date

2020-08-18

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Format

video

Language

English

Identifier

CGOH-002

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Younker, Jonathan

Location

Recorded over Microsoft Teams in St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada), and Grimsby (Ontario, Canada).

Temporal Coverage

1997

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Quebec
Canada -- Manitoba -- Brandon

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Duration

00:49:36

Interview Keyword

Triple Jump
Team Quebec
Athletes
Friends
Gear
Competition
University
Coaches
Track & Field


Citation

“Interview with Jonathan Younker,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed August 10, 2022, http://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/35.