Interview with Sanjay Jeram

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Title

Interview with Sanjay Jeram

Description

Sanjay Jeram is a former Canada Games athlete, attending the 1997 Canada Summer Games in Brandon, Manitoba as a singles tennis player. Raised in Toronto, Sanjay describes the cultural differences he saw between the two cities, and recalls what it was like to compete for Team Ontario as a teenager. He also explains how his Canada Games experience impacted his view of what it meant to be Canadian.

Subject

Inclusivity in Sport
Canadian Identity
Francophones and Anglophones
Indigenous/First Nations relations
Career Impacts
Friendships at the Canada Games
Athlete Mentality in Competitions

Date

2020-09-25

Format

video

Identifier

CGOH-019

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Jeram, Sanjay

Location

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

Language

English

Temporal Coverage

1997

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Ontario -- Toronto
Canada -- Manitoba -- Brandon

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

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.

Interview Keyword

Tennis
Team Ontario
Athletes
Friends
Competition
Coaches
Canada Summer Games


Citation

“Interview with Sanjay Jeram,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed June 27, 2022, https://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/46.