Tag Archives: Snowboarding

Quebec Olympic Athletes: Jasey-Jay Anderson

I’m going to talk to you about Jasey-Jay Anderson. He is an Olympic Snowboarder who is 34 years old and he was born in April of 1975.  He was born in Val-Morin, Quebec. Jasey-Jay’s parents were both ski instructors and his brother Jayme introduced him to snowboarding. At the age of 14 Jasey-Jay won his first medal. He won more than 24 gold medals.

Jasey-Jay loves to do a lot of things for example: water activites, such as canoeing, kayaking and surfing, but most are in summer such as hiking, kite boarding, mountain biking. For winter it’s snowshoeing and cross country skiing. The last hobby he has is painting. All of  these are cool hobbies and he loves them all. Continue reading

Quebec Olympic Athletes: Caroline Calvé | Vancouver 2010

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Olympic Athletes: Dominique Maltais (2) / Vancouver 2010

Dominique Maltais is an Olympic athlete. She is going to the Vancouver 2010 Olympics as a snowboarder. Dominique was born on November 9th, 1980 in Charlevoix (more known as Petite-Riviere, Saint-Francois). It is located in the province of Quebec beside the Saint Lawrence River. She speaks French and English. Dominique learned how to snowboard when she was young. She feels lucky to have grown up near the Massif. The Massif is where she learned her passion for snowboarding.

My connection to Dominique Maltais is that she does snowboarding cross. I know how to snowboard but I never tried snowboarding cross before. I like snowboarding because I like the wind blowing in my Continue reading