Anicka Newell is a Canadian track and field athlete competing in the pole vault. Anicka cleared 4.65 m (15 ft 3 in) at Texas State University San Marcos in June 2017 which is the second highest athlete all-time in Athletics Canada behind Alysha Newman.
In July 2016, she was officially named to Canada’s Olympic team. Newell also took part in the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women’s pole vault.
Women Fitness’ President Namita Nayyar joins her for a fantastic conversation on her journey to the Olympic Games and much more.
At what age did you decide of making a career in professional athletics?
It wasn’t until I was 22 years old that I made the decision to take my athletics to the next level and make the transition to a full-time professional pole vaulter
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