- Swimming -

Joel had a successful swimming career:

International     (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
         - Placed 9th - 800m Freestyle      
National
         - Silver - 50m Backstroke & 200m
*Backstroke qualified Joel for Olympic trials
         - Bronze - 100m Butterfly & 200 IM
Provincial
         - Silver - 200m Backstroke
         - Bronze - 100m Backstroke & 200 IM
Short Course - 15 Year Old Age Category
    National - 1st - 50m Butterfly
             - 2nd - 800m Freestyle, 50m & 200m Backstroke, 200m &400m IM
             - 3rd - 100m Butterfly & 100m IM
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he was a member of the Canadian team that finished sixth in the 4x100-metre freestyle relay event.