Ali started sailing at age 8 in the amazing sailing community of Kingston, Ontario. She grew up racing Optis out of KYC, then transitioned into the 420 and international 420 for a very successful run. She then proceeded to represent Canada in a 470 Olympic campaign from 2013-2016, competing on the World Cup circuit. She is now committed to pursuing Olympic excellence in the 49erFX class.
Mariah was born and raised on Toronto Island, which allowed her an early introduction into the sailing community. After going through several years in RCYC Junior Club sailing Opti's, she moved on to the High Performance team racing 420s and eventually 29ers. Now in the 49erFX her love for racing continues to grow with a goal of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.