Hometown

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Hometown
Meghan Agosta
Hockey
Hometown: Ruthven, ON
Agosta was part of Canada's 2006 gold medal-winning
team and has skated in three world championships,
winning one gold and two silver.
Jasey-Jay Anderson
Snowboard
Hometown: Mont Tremblant, QC
A 5th place finish in snowboard cross at the Turin 2006
Winter Games highlight Anderson's Olympic resume. He
also counts four World Cup overall titles.
Gillian Apps
Hockey
Hometown: Unionville, ON
Gillian Apps won a gold medal with Canada at the 2006
Olympics. In her five World Championship appearances,
he has tallied three gold medals and three silvers medals.
Ivan Babikov
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: Canmore, AB
Babikov began his career skiing for Russia, the country in
which he was born and raised. Now a Canadian citizen in
2009, he became only the second Canadian man to win a
World Cup event.
Davey Barr
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Whistler, BC
Davey Barr was one of two Canadian ski cross athletes to
medal in the 2007-08 World Cup season. Barr won his
first World Cup medal, a gold, on Feb. 2, 2008 in Deer
Valley, Utah. He added a World Cup silver medal at a
race in Grindlewald, Switzerland on March 6, 2008.
Cori Bartel
Curling
Hometown: Calgary, AB
The two-time Alberta women's provincial champions will
represent Canada at the Olympics for the first time after
winning the Canadian Curling Trials.
Guillaume Bastille
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Montreal, QC
This is his first time at the Olympics.
Veronika Bauer
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Toronto, ON
6th place World Championships 1999 Switzerland (with
broken hand in cast). 2001 World Champion. 3rd Place
Grand Prix Overall 2003. 2002 Olympic Games 10th.
2006 Olympic Games 12th.
Nathalie Bazin
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Quebec City, QC
Five career World Cup top-10 finishes in moguls... Placed
9th in moguls at 2010 Sport Event at Cypress Mountain...
12th in non-Olympic dual moguls event at 2009 World
Championships... 5th in moguls at 2008 Canadian
Championships
Patrice Bergeron
Hockey
Hometown: Ancienne-Lorette, QC
Presently plays for the Boston Bruins.
Cheryl Bernard
Curling
Hometown: Calgary, AB
The two-time Alberta women's provincial champions will
represent Canada at the Olympics for the first time after
winning the Canadian Curling Trials.
Alexandre Bilodeau
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Rosemere, QC
Finished 11th at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games... 2009
World Cup overall champion... 2009 World Cup moguls
champion
David Bissett
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Ryan Blais
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Grand Prairie, AB
Francois Boivin
Snowboard
Hometown: Saguenay, QC
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Tessa Bonhomme
Hockey
Hometown: Sudbury, ON
While this defencemen has yet to play in an Olympic
Games, she has two medals at the World Championship:
a gold in 2007 and a silver in 2009.
Jennifer Botterill
Hockey
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Botterill is one of four current national team players to
have played in all three Olympics, taking home two gold
medals and one silver. She is a five-time world champion
and also has three world championship silver medals.
Francois Bourque
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: New Richmond, QC
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes
Ski Jumping
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes has enjoyed his greatest success
on the Continental Cup circuit, but also competes in
select World Cup events, and World Championships.
Dan Boyle
Hockey
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Named an alternate for the 2006 Olympic team...
Alternate captain with the San Jose Sharks... 2004
Stanley Cup champion
Martin Brodeur
Hockey
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Has played in 3 previous Olympic games and presently
plays for the New Jersey Devils.
Jackie Brown
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Cambridge, ON
Three career World Cup moguls top-10 finishes... Best
World Cup result: 4th... 6th in moguls at 2006 World
Junior Championships... 5th in moguls at 2009 Canadian
Championships
Lascelles Brown
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Competed in the past 2 Olympic Games.
Shelly-Ann Brown
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Pickering, ON
Bobsleigh brakeman Shelley-Ann Brown began
competing on the Canadian bobsleigh national team in
2006. Since then she has posted two World Cup podium
finishes: One in Park City in 2009.
Emily Brydon
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Fernie, BC
Emily Brydon is a veteran on the alpine ski team,
competing on the World Cup circuit for nearly ten years.
She is one of Canada's best female skiers, earning seven
career World Cup podium finishes.
Anastasia Bucsis
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Calgary, AB
This is her first time at the Olympics.
Patrick Chan
Figure Skating
Hometown: Toronto, ON
The Toronto, ON native earned the silver medal at the
2009 World Championship. He was also back-to-back
Canadian champion in 2008 and 2009.
Vaughn Chipeur
Figure Skating
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Chipeur started his rise on the Canadian senior team in
2005 with an 11th-place finish at the national
championships. Now a national silver medallist, he is
working to qualify for his first Olympic competition.
Jeff Christie
Luge
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Canada's best ever finish in Olympic men's singles luge
competition when he was eighth in 2006 in Turin... had
four top 10 finishes during the 2006-2007 season... best
result so far was fourth at the World Cup in Calgary in
2005.
Jenny Ciochetti
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
During the 2007-08 World Cup season, Ciochetti made
the most of her four World Cup appearances. She won
two gold medals and one silver with pilot Helen
Upperton.
Robin Clegg
Biathlon
Hometown: Canmore, AB
This 10-time Canadian champion had his careerbest result in the men's 20km individual at the 2007
World Cup event in Pokljuka, Slovenia, finishing eighth.
He finished 28th in the same event at the 2002 Olympics.
Aleisha Cline
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Kelowna, BC
Four-time ski cross champion at the Winter X Games
(1999, 2001-03)... has won three FIS World Cup ski cross
races ... has reached the podium at a FIS World Cup ski
cross event on seven occasions.
Ian Cockerline
Luge
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Chandra Crawford
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: Canmore, AB
Gold medallist in the ladies' sprint at the 2006 Olympic
Winter Games in Turin...undefeated in Canadian sprint
races in the 2004-05 season....won gold in the ladies'
sprint event at the 2003 Canada Winter Games.
Vanessa Crone
Figure Skating
Hometown: Aurora, ON
Crone and her partner, Paul Poirier, are the 2009
Canadian silver medallists, 2008 Skate Canada silver
medallists and 2008 World Junior silver medallists.
Sidney Crosby
Hockey
Hometown: Cole Harbour, NS
Crosby has no Olympic experience but took gold and
silver at the world junior championships and finished
fourth at the 2006 Worlds. The Canadian centre was
captain of the 2009 Stanley-Cup-winning Pittsburgh
Penguins and winner of the 2007 Hart, Art Ross, and
Lester B. Pearson Trophies.
Carolyn Darbyshire
Curling
Hometown: Calgary, AB
The two-time Alberta women's provincial champions will
represent Canada at the Olympics for the first time after
winning the Canadian Curling Trials.
Bryce Davidson
Figure Skating
Hometown: Huntsville, ON
This Cambridge, Ont. native and his partner were the
2008 World Championships bronze medallists, 2009 Four
continents silver medallists and 2007 and 2009 Canadian
champions.
Robbie Dixon
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Whistler, BC
The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games will be the
first for Robbie Dixon, who has enjoyed success on the
World Cup circuit, especially on the technical Kvitfjell
course.
Drew Doughty
Hockey
Hometown: London, ON
Presently plays for the Los Angeles Kings.
Mike Douglas
Skeleton
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Douglas' best World Cup result was a 9th place finish in
February, 2007 at Cesana, Italy. He also finished third at
the 2006-07 Canadian National Championships.
Jessica Dube
Figure Skating
Hometown: St-Cyrille-de-Wendover, QC
This Drummondville, Que. native and her partner were
the 2008 World Championships bronze medallists, 2009
Four continents silver medallists and 2007 and 2009
Canadian champions.
Chloe Dufour-Lapointe
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Named 2007-08 rookie of the year by the Fédération
Internationale de Ski (FIS)... bronze medallist at the 2007
Junior World Championships; gold medallist in dual
moguls (a non-Olympic event)... won her first and only
World Cup medal (bronze) on March 18, 2009 in ladies'
moguls.
Maxime Dufour-Lapointe
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Earned her best World Cup finish (4th) in March 2009 in
La Pagne, France... earned three career World Cup
medals on the Nor-Am circuit, including a silver and
bronze during the 2007-08 season
Sam Edney
Luge
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Pat Farrell
Snowboard
Hometown: Oakville, ON
Placed 23rd in both the parallel giant slalom and parallel
slalom at the World championships in Gangwon, South
Korea in 2009.
Marc-Andre Fleury
Hockey
Hometown: Sorel-Tracy, QC
Presently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Marie-Michele Gagnon
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Lac-Etchemin, QC
This will be her first Olympic Games.
Ryan Getzlaf
Hockey
Hometown: Regina, SK
Getzlaf has never competed at the Olympics, but finished
second with Team Canada at the 2008 world
championships in Halifax and Quebec City.
Mathieu Giroux
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Drew Goldsack
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: Red Deer, AB
At the 2006 Olympics, Goldsack finished 31st in the
sprint, 53rd in the 15km and 56th in the pursuit.
Goldsack finished sixth in the team sprint with Devon
Kershaw at the 2007 World Championships.
Anna Goodman
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Pointe Claire, QC
This will be her first Olympic Games.
Alex Gough
Luge
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Alex Gough joined the Canadian national luge squad in
2003. Her rise has been almost astonishing. In her first
world championship competition in 2005, she finished
30th. Now, going into 2010, she's a potential medal
threat.
Jamie Gregg
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
At the 2009 World Single Distances Championships,
Gregg finished eighth in the 500m.
Jessica Gregg
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
2009 World Championship double bronze medallist
(500m and 3000m Relay)...6 medals during the 2008-09
World Cup season including 2 gold...2008 World
Championship silver medallist (women's 3000m relay)...2
bronze medals (500m and 3000m Relay) at her 1st World
Cup in Saguenay in 2006
George Grey
Cross-Country Skiing
Residence: Canmore, AB
Grey made his Olympic debut at the 2006 Turin Games.
Kristina Groves
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Groves has two Olympic silver medals from the 2006
Olympics and is Canada's most decorated skater at the
World Championships.
Erik Guay
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Mont Tremblant, QC
Erik Guay narrowly missed a medal at the 2006 Olympic
Games, finishing fourth.
Charles Hamelin
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Levis, QC
Silver medallist in the men's 5000m relay at the 2006
Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy...won two silver
medals at the 2008 World Championships (500m and
5000m relay)...2009 and 2007 500m World Champion.
Set a new world record on January 18, 2009 in Montreal.
Francois Hamelin
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Levis, QC
This is his first Olympic Games
Alex Harvey
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: St. Ferreol, QC
Bronze medal win in the 50km Mass Start at the World
Cup in Trondheim, Norway on March14, 2009...bronze
medal win in the team sprint with George Grey at the
World Cup in Whistler, January 2009...silver medallist at
the 2008 World Junior Championship
Cody Hay
Figure Skating
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Cody Hay became the 2008 Canadian champion with
partner Anabelle Langlois. The duo was also eighth at the
2008 world championships.
Stanley Hayer
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Kimberley, BC
Hayer has competed on circuits other that the FIS World
Cup. He won the gold medal at the 2009 X-Games. On
the Honda Ski Tour in 2007, he won three silver medals
and one gold.
Dany Heatley
Hockey
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
In addition to having been a member of 10 Canadian
national hockey teams, Heatley has Olympic experience.
He was a part of the 2006 Olympic team in Turin, Italy.
Ben Hebert
Curling
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Won the World Curling Championship in 2008.
Jayna Hefford
Hockey
Hometown: Kingston, ON
Three-time Olympic medallist, including two gold (2006,
2002) and one silver (1998)... Scored the game-winning
goal in the gold medal game at the 2002 Winter Olympic
Games with one second left in the second period
Jenn Heil
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Spruce Grove, AB
2006 Olympic gold medallist in moguls... World Cup
overall title holder in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007... 2005
and 2007 FIS world champion in dual moguls...won silver
at the 2005 and 2007 world championships in ladies'
moguls
Mellisa Hollingsworth
Skeleton
Hometown: Eckville, AB
Mellisa Hollingsworth not only remains Canada's first and
only female Olympic medallist in the sport of skeleton,
she is also a two-time Canadian champion and finished
first overall in the World Cup standings at the conclusion
of the 2005-06 season.
Jan Hudec
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Won the silver medal at the 2007 World Championship...
2007 Lake Louise World Cup downhill champion... 2007
Bormio World Cup downhill bronze medallist
Clara Hughes
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Glen Sutton, QC
Three-time Olympic Winter Games medallist (2006 gold
5000m, 2006 silver team pursuit, 2002 bronze 5000m).
Dan Humphries
Bobsleigh
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Kaillie Humphries
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Humphries finished fifth at both the 2008 and 2009 FIBT
World Championships. She also earned back-to-back
silver medals on the World Cup circuit in 2009.
Jarome Iginla
Hockey
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
Not including 2010, Iginla has been a part of two Olympic
men's hockey teams. He was a part of the 2002 goldmedal team and finished seventh in 2006.
Megan Imrie
Biathlon
Hometown: Falcon Lake, MB
This two-time Canadian champion has yet to compete in
an Olympic Games, but she has contended in two World
Championships.
Michael Ireland
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
The skater was 2001 World Sprint Champion, won a silver
and two bronze World Championship medals and
finished top 10 in the Olympics twice.
Haley Irwin
Hockey
Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON
This forward made her debut at the senior national level
at the 2009 World Championship, tallying two goals and
three assists as Canada earned a silver medal.
Britt Janyk
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Whistler, BC
Britt Janyk ranked third overall in the World Cup downhill
standings in 2007-2008 season, the highest ranking of
her career.
Michael Janyk
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Whistler, BC
Michael Janyk established himself as one of Canada's
best technical skiers when he earned a bronze medal in
slalom at the 2009 World Alpine Championships.
Oliver Jean
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Lachenaie, QC
bronze medallist in the 500m at the 2009 World
Championships...finished
6th overall at the 2009 World Championships...silver
medallist at the 2009 World Team Championships.
Rebecca Johnston
Hockey
Hometown: Sudbury, ON
Johnston won two World Championships silver medals
with Canada(2008-2009). She also won another silver
medal in 2008 at the 4 Nations Cup.
Perianne Jones
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: Almonte, ON
At the 2008 World U23 Championships, Jones finished
eighth in the sprint and 12 in the 10km.
Duncan Keith
Hockey
Hometown: Penticton, BC
Currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Becky Kellar
Hockey
Hometown: Hagersville, ON
Kellar is one of four current national team players to
have played in all three Olympics, taking home two gold
medals and one silver. She is a five-time world champion
and also has three world championship silver medals.
Michelle Kelly
Skeleton
Hometown: Fort St. John, BC
Canadian skeleton competitor Michelle Kelly was the
2003 World Champion and overall World Cup champion.
She also competed in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.
Marc Kennedy
Curling
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
2008 Brier and World Champion, Two time Players
Champion, 6 time Grand Slam champion
Devon Kershaw
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: Sudbury, ON
Kershaw has two World Cup podium finishes in his
career, one in 2006 and another in 2008. At the 2009
World Championships, Kershaw and the Canadian men's
relay team placed fifth.
Gina Kingsbury
Hockey
Hometown: Rouyn-Noranda, QC
Kingsbury was a part of Canada's 2006 Olympic goldmedal winning team. She has also been world champion
three times and earned two world championship silver
medals.
Cindy Klassen
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Klassen was the first Canadian athlete to win five medals
in one Olympic Games and her six career medals are also
a Canadian Olympic record.
Zina Kocher
Biathlon
Hometown: Red Deer, AB
Bronze medal at World Cup individual race in 2006...
Ken Kotyk
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Saskatoon, SK
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Charline Labonte
Hockey
Hometown: Boisbriand, QC
Labonte was in net when Canada won the gold-medal
game against the U.S. at the 2006 Turin Olympics. She
has also earned four world championship medals: one
gold and three silver.
Michael Lambert
Snowboard
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Placed 8th in parallel giant slalom at the World
Championships in Gangwon, Korea and finished in 9th
position in the same event 10 days later in Germany.
Justin Lamoureux
Snowboard
Hometown: Squamish, BC
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Anabelle Langlois
Figure Skating
Hometown: Hull, QC
This Gatineau, Que. native is the 2008 Canadian pairs
champion with Cody Hay and finished eighth at the 2008
world championships.
Regan Lauscher
Luge
Hometown: Red Deer, AB
Finished 12th in the 2002 Olympics and 10th in the 2006
Olympics.
Jean-Philippe Le Guellec
Biathlon
Hometown: Quebec City, QC
This biathlete won three gold medals at the 2007
Canadian Championships but has yet to reach the
podium at a World Cup event or a World Championship.
Keith Loach
Skeleton
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Keith Loach earned his best result - an eighth-place finish
- on the World Cup circuit during the 2008-09 season on
the track in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Alexa Loo
Snowboard
Hometown: Richmond, BC
Loo has finished in the top-10 eight times since the 2006
Turin Winter Olympic Games where she placed 20th. Loo
earned two World Cup medals in the 2008-09 season.
Pierre Lueders
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Pierre Lueders is the most decorated bobsleigh pilot in
Canadian history. He has Olympic medals (gold and
silver), is an eight-time world championship medallist
and a six-time overall World Cup two-man champion.
Roberto Luongo
Hockey
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin and presently
plays for the Vancouver Canucks.
Carla MacLeod
Hockey
Hometown: Calgary, AB
This defenceman was part of Canada's 2006 Olympic
gold-medal winning team. She also played in the last four
world championships, claiming one gold medal and three
silver.
Lucas Makowsky
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Regina, SK
In 2008-09, the long-distance skater was Canadian
champion in both the 5000m and 10,000m. At the World
Single Distance Championship, he placed 10th in the
5000m and 11th in the 10,000m.
Dominique Maltais
Snowboard
Hometown: Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC
Leading up to her bronze medal at the 2006 Turin Winter
Olympic Games, Maltais recorded eight top-10 World
Cup finishes. Since the Games, she has secured four
podium finishes, including a silver medal in Austria in
2009.
Valerie Maltais
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: La Baie, QC
This will be her first Olympic Games
Patrick Marleau
Hockey
Hometown: Aneroid, SK
Prior to 2010, Marleau had no Olympic experience and
had never appeared in a World Cup of Hockey game, but
did earn two world-championship medals with Team
Canada.
Vincent Marquis
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Quebec City, QC
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Brad Martin
Snowboard
Hometown: Ancaster, ON
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Kevin Martin
Curling
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
2008 Brier and World Champion. Silver medal winner at
2002 Olympics.
Ashleigh McIvor
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Whistler, BC
First place in the Ski Cross World Championship in 2009.
Meaghan Mikkelson
Hockey
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
This defenceman has yet to play in an Olympic Games,
but she helped Canada earn silver medals at both the
2008 and 2009 World Championships.
Eric Mitchell
Ski Jumping
Hometown: Calgary, AB
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Chris Moffat
Luge
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Competed in Salt Lake City (2002) and Turin (2006).
Mike Moffat
Luge
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Competed in Salt Lake City (2002) and Turin (2006).
Scott Moir
Figure Skating
Hometown: Ilderton, ON
Paired up with partner Tessa Virtue, this dynamic duo
earned the 2008 world championship silver medal, the
2009 world championship bronze medal and gold at the
2008 and 2009 Canadian championships.
Jon Montgomery
Skeleton
Hometown: Russell, MB
In just three seasons of competition, Jon Montgomery is
already a two-time Canadian national champion, a world
championship silver medallist and has earned seven
World Cup podium finishes.
Kristie Moore
Curling
Hometown: Grande Prairie, AB
This will be her first Olympic Games.
Matthew Morrison
Snowboard
Hometown: Burketon, ON
Matt Morison's 2008-09 World Cup season included a
bronze in parallel giant slalom at the World
Championship helping to qualify him for the 2010
Olympic Winter Games.
Trevor Morrice
Ski Jumping
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Trevor Morrice moved up to the World Cup this season,
after landing multiple top 30 finishes on the Continental
Cup, including a top 25 finish at the Whistler venue.
John Morris
Curling
Hometown: Chestermere, AB
1998, 1999 world Jr Champ…2008 Brier & World Men
Champ… Two time Players champ… 6 time grand slam
winner.
Denny Morrison
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Fort St. John, BC
Morrison's breakout season was in 2005-06 when he
finished second in the overall 1500m standings and won
a silver medal in Turin. In 2008-09, Morrison won a silver
and bronze medal at the World Single Distance
Championships, in the 1000m and 1500m respectively.
Brenden Morrow
Hockey
Hometown: Carlyle, SK
In 2004, Morrow took gold with Team Canada twice in
the same year: at the World Cup of Hockey and the IIHF
world championships.
Heather Moyse
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Summerside, PE
Moyse began competing as a bobsleigh brakeman with
pilot Helen Upperton in 2005. A natural at the sport,
Moyse competed in her first Olympic Winter Games in
February 2006 at the Turin Winter Games, where she
placed 4th.
Julia Murray
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Whistler, BC
In 2010, placed 4th in the FIS World Cup.
Jason Myslicki
Nordic Combined
Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON
After finishing 41st at the 2006 Olympic Games, Myslicki
retired from nordic combined. The prospect of a home
Olympics has brought Myslicki out of retirement, and
into some of the best results of his career.
Rick Nash
Hockey
Hometown: Brampton, ON
Nash was named to the Olympic team for the second
time, in December. He was a part of Canada's 2006
seventh-place Olympic team.
Brendan Green
Biathlon
Hometown: Hay River, NT
2010 will be Green's first Olympic Games. His best World
Championship performance ws 16th in the relay in 2009.
Marc-Andre Bedard
Biathlon
Hometown: Quebec City, QC
2010 will be Bedard's first Olympic Games, and he has
yet to compete in a senior world championship. But he
has a bronze medal in the relay from the 2007 world
junior championships.
Rosanna Crawford
Biathlon
Hometown: Canmore, AB
This will be Crawford's first Olympic Games. She has
never competed in a World Championships at the senior
level, but has won three junior national titles.
Drew Neilson
Snowboard
Hometown: North Vancouver, BC
Solid finishes in the 2008-09 season, placing in the top-10
in two races despite an injury that kept him off until midseason.
Christine Nesbitt
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: London, ON
2006 Olympic silver medallist team pursuit... 2009 World
Champion 1000m... 2009 World Champion team
pursuit... 2009 World bronze medallist 1500m
Scott Niedermayer
Hockey
Hometown: Cranbrook, BC
This 2002 gold medallist from the Salt Lake Games will be
playing in his third Olympics.
Kyle Nissen
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Placed 5th in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Susan O’Connor
Curling
Hometown: Calgary, AB
The two-time Alberta women's provincial champions will
represent Canada at the Olympics for the first time after
winning the Canadian Curling Trials.
Steve Omischl
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: North Bay, ON
For the third consecutive year, Omischl won the aerials
World Cup title. In 2009 Omischl won two of the six
World Cup events, wining both the Canadian World Cup
events including the 2010 Olympic Sport Event held at
Cypress. Has also competed in the past two Olympic
Games.
Manuel Osborne-Paradis
Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Invermere, BC
With three podium finishes in downhill events during the
2008-09 season, Manuel Osborne-Paradis finished the
season fifth in the World Cup downhill rankings.
Tamara Oudenaarden
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
In the 500m, Oudenaarden finished 18th at the 2009
World Single Distance Championships and fourth at the
2008 Canadian championships.
Caroline Ouellette
Hockey
Hometown: Montreal, QC
This forward has been an integral part of Canada's
national team since 1999. She has two Olympic gold
medals and has played in eight World
Championships, earning gold five times and silver three
times.
Jeff Pain
Skeleton
Hometown: Calgary, AB
As he works toward the 2010 Olympics, Jeff Pain is
already a two-time Olympian. He finished sixth at his first
Games in Salt Lake City, 2002. In 2006, Pain earned the
silver at the Turin Olympic Winter Games.
Kyle Parrott
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Minnedosa, MB
The Canadian was 9th in the 1000m at the 2009 World
Single Distances Championships, and 14th overall at the
Sprint Championships that same year.
Carla Pavan
Skeleton
Hometown: Lethbridge, AB
Carla Pavan's best result at a World Championship
competition was a fifth-place finish in St. Moritz,
Switzerland in 2007. Pavan fell to an 11th-place finish in
2008 and did not take part at the 2009 competition.
Corey Perry
Hockey
Hometown: Peterborough, ON
Perry became a Stanley Cup champion in 2007. He is also
a two-time Memorial Cup champ.
Amber Peterson
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON
One career World Cup medal (silver), earned on January
21, 2006 in Lake Placid, USA... finished 11th at the 2009
World Freestyle Championships... finished 15th at the
2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin.
Cynthia Phaneuf
Figure Skating
Hometown: Contrecoeur, QC
After injuries and a troublesome growth spurt set her
back, this Contrecoeur, Que. native earned the silver
medal at the 2009 Canadian nationals. She was also the
2004 Skate Canada and national champion.
Cherie Piper
Hockey
Hometown: Scarborough, ON
Twice an Olympian, Cherie Piper has two Olympic gold
medals in addition to three world championship medals:
one gold and two silver.
Paul Poirier
Figure Skating
Hometown: Unionville, ON
Poirier and his partner, Vanessa Crone, are the 2009
Canadian silver medallists, 2008 Skate Canada silver
medallists and the 2008 World Junior silver medallists.
Marie-Philip Poulin
Hockey
Hometown: Beauceville, QC
Poulin made her debut with Canada's senior national
team at the World Championship in 2009 after having
been named the top forward at the 2008 Under-18
World Championship.
Chris Pronger
Hockey
Hometown: Dryden, ON
Pronger is one of only two 2010 Canadian men's hockey
players, along with goaltender Martin Brodeur, to
participate in the 2006, 2002 and 1998 Olympic Games.
Stefan Read
Ski Jumping
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Stefan Read first took a crack at the Olympic Games in
2006. Since then, Read has moved into competition on
the World Cup circuit, and has become a leader on the
team.
Sarah Reid
Skeleton
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Sarah Reid achieved one of the major highlights of her
skeleton career in February 2008 when she won the
World Junior Championships in Igls, Austria.
Shannon Rempel
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
At the 2009 World Championships, Rempel was 11th in
the 1500m, 16th in the 1000m and 20th in the 500m. She
finished top five in the World Cup standings for the
1000m and 1500m. Silver medal winner in 2006 for Team
Pursuit.
Sara Renner
Cross-Country Skiing
Hometown: Canmore, AB
She has competed in 3 Olympic Games. Renner won a
silver medal with teammate Beckie Scott at the 2006
Olympics and also won a bronze medal at the 2005
World Championships.
Kristi Richards
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Summerland, BC
2007 ladies' moguls World Champion (held in Madonna
d'Campiglio, Italy)... finished 5th at the 2009 World
Championships... finished 7th at the 2006 Olympic
Winter Games in Turin, Italy.
Mike Richards
Hockey
Hometown: Kenora, ON
Richards has no Olympic experience, but medalled at the
world juniors, twice: silver in 2004, and gold in 2005.
Maelle Ricker
Snowboard
Hometown: North Vancouver, BC
Has won 12 World Cup medals since placing fourth at the
Turin 2006 Olympic Winter Games where Ricker posted
the fastest qualifying time in snowboard cross, but
crashed in the final.
Francois-Oliver Roberge
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: St-Nicolas, QC
Has participated in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Kalyna Roberge
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: St-Étienne de Lauzon, QC
2nd - 3000m relay at the 2006 Olympics in Turin
Mike Robertson
Snowboard
Hometown: Canmore, AB
Robertson has secured nine top-10 finishes in snowboard
cross since 2007. The following season Robertson placed
5th overall on the World Cup circuit.
Joannie Rochette
Figure Skating
Hometown: Ile Dupas, QC
The Île Dupas, Quebec native is a five-time Canadian
champion, three-time Four Continents medallist and
earned the silver at the 2009 World Championship. She
placed fifth in the Turin 2006 Olympic Winter Games.
Oliver Rochon
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Gatineau, QC
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Pierre-Alexandre Rousseau
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Drummondville, QC
1st at the 2007 World Championships.
Lyndon Rush
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Humboldt, SK
At the 2009 World Championships in Lake Placid, USA,
Rush earned a career-best finish in the two-man
(seventh) and in four man (12th).
Brittany Schussler
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
At the 2009 World Single Distances Championships,
Schussler won a gold medal in team pursuit, finished
seventh in the 3000m and 11th in the 5000m.
Brent Seabrook
Hockey
Hometown: Richmond, BC
This defender two gold medals and one silver with Team
Canada in his three World Junior Championships. He also
played in the 2006 World Championship.
Kelsey Serwa
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Kelowna, BC
This will be her first Olympic Games.
Warren Shouldice
Freestyle Skiing
Hometown: Calgary, AB
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Meaghan Simister
Luge
Hometown: Regina, SK
The Regina, Sask. native competed at the Olympic Winter
Games for the first time in Turin, Italy, in 2006. Her best
world championship finish was ninth in 2008.
Justin Snith
Luge
Hometown: Calgary, AB
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Colleen Sostorics
Hockey
Hometown: Kennedy, SK
This defender played a large role in winning Canada's
2002 and 2006 Olympic gold medals. In her six World
Championship appearances, Sostorics has claimed three
gold and three silver medals.
Marianne St-Gelais
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: St-Felicien, QC
This will be her first Olympic Games.
Kim St-Pierre
Hockey
Hometown: Châteauguay, QC
Won gold medals at both the 2002 and 2006 Olympic
Games.
Eric Staal
Hockey
Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON
Staal was named as an alternate for the 2006 Olympic
tournament in Turin, Italy, but did not play. Staal took
gold with Team Canada at the 2007 worlds. He also won
the Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006.
Shannon Szabados
Hockey
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
This goalie has been part of Canada's national team since
2006, but has yet to play in a game at a world
championship. She has played in two 4 Nations Cups,
winning two gold medals.
Megan Tandy
Biathlon
Hometown: Prince George, BC
While Tandy has competed in two world championships,
2010 will be her first Olympic Games.
Joe Thornton
Hockey
Hometown: St. Thomas, ON
Thornton was on Canada's 2006 Olympic men's hockey
team. The squad finished seventh in the tournament in
Turin, Italy. Thornton is a six-time NHL All Star. He also
won both the Art Ross and Hart Memorial Trophies in
2006.
Jonathan Toews
Hockey
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Toews has earned gold with Team Canada once at the
2007 IIHF world championships and twice at the world
junior tournament (in 2006 and 2007).
Francois-Louis Tremblay
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Montreal, QC
2002 Olympic gold medallist (5000m relay)... Two-time
silver medallist at 2006 Olympics (500m, 5000m relay)...
Three-time World Champion (2006 500m, 5000m relay;
2005 500m)... Nine-time World Championship medallist.
Helen Upperton
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Calgary's Helen Upperton joined the Canadian national
bobsleigh team in 2003. She competed in her first
Olympic Winter Games in Turin 2006 where she narrowly
missed out on a podium finish.
Sarah Vaillancourt
Hockey
Hometown: Sherbrooke, QC
Vaillaincourt was part of Canada's 2006 Olympic goldmedal winning team. She has also skated in four world
championships, winning one gold medal and three silver.
Tania Vicent
Short Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Laval, QC
She has competed in the past 3 Olympics - Nagano (1998)
Salt Lake City (2002) and Turin (2006).
Tessa Virtue
Figure Skating
Hometown: London, ON
Virtue and Moir earned the 2008 world championship
silver medal, the 2009 world championship bronze medal
and gold at the 2008 and 2009 Canadian championships.
Tristan Walker
Luge
Hometown: Bearspaw, AB
This will be his first Olympic Games.
Catherine Ward
Hockey
Hometown: Montreal, QC
This defenceman earned her first shot with Canada's
senior national team at the 2009 World Championship,
where she earned a silver medal.
Shea Weber
Hockey
Hometown: Sicamous, BC
Weber has won a gold and a silver at the World
Championship, a gold at the World Junior
Championship and has been an NHL All Star.
Hayley Wickenheiser
Hockey
Hometown: Shaunavon, SK
Wickenheiser has been part of the national team since
1994, participating in all three Olympic Games so far,
earning two gold medals and one silver. She is a six-time
world champion and also has three world championship
silver medals. She also competed in the 2000 Summer
Olympics in softball.
Jeremy Wotherspoon
Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Red Deer, AB
Wotherspoon is headed to his fourth Winter Games in
Vancouver and is looking to add to the silver medal he
won at his debut Olympics in Nagano. He is the 500m
world record holder, and his 67 World Cup wins are an
all-time record for male speed skaters.
Kimiko Zakreski
Snowboard
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Finished 18th in the 2009 World Championships after
winning her first World Cup medal in parallel giant slalom
in 2008. Zakreski has secured a total of three top-10
World Cup finishes since 2007.
Brian McKeever
Cross Country Skiing
Hometown: Canmore, AB
Legally blind, he only has slight peripheral vision, he will
become the first Canadian athlete to compete in the
Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Caroline Calve
Snowboard
Hometown: Aylmer, QC
Won first career World Cup medal, a silver in parallel
giant slalom, in March 2009 and placed 11th at 2009
World Championships in the same event. Since the 2006
Turin Winter Olympic Games, Calve has three top-10
finishes in parallel giant slalom on the World Cup.
Jeff Batchelor
Snowboard
Hometown: Oakville, ON
Since the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games Jeff
Batchelor has finished third overall in halfpipe in 2007-08
and recorded four World Cup podium results.
Sarah Conrad
Snowboard
Hometown: Dartmouth, NS
She competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Robert Fagan
Snowboard
Hometown: Cranbrook, BC
Fagan finished 9th in the overall snowboard cross World
Cup standings in 2008-09.
Mercedes Nicoll
Snowboard
Hometown: Whistler, BC
She competed in the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Palmer Taylor
Snowboard
Hometown: Collingwood, ON
17-year-old half pipe rider Palmer Taylor, will be the
youngest Canadian athlete to compete in the Vancouver
Games.
Justin Kripps
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Na'alehu, HI
Hawaiian-born Justin Kripps competed in Pierre Lueders's
four-man sled during the 2009-10 season. His best finish
of the season was sixth place in St. Moritz.
Amy Gough
Skeleton
Hometown: Abbotsford, BC
Gough earned her first career World Cup medal - a silver
- at a race in Park City, Utah, in November 2009.
Chris Le Bihan
Bobsleigh
Hometown: Kelowna, BC
Le Bihan's first World Cup win was in November of 2009.
Lyndon Rush piloted the sled.

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