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Quebec Olympic Athletes: Kim St-Pierre

Kim St-Pierre is a goaltender on our 2010 Canadian Olympic hockey team. She is 5’9″ tall and weighs 156 lbs. The team she plays for is the Montreal Stars (CWHL).


I play hockey like her but she is a goaltender and I play offense so it’s completely the opposite. I need to score against the goaler and she needs to save the pucks. My feelings when I’m on the ice or when I enter the arena are the smell of a victory. When I’m on the ice my feelings are how the air blows in my face because I work hard. The surface of the ice makes me glide and I like that .

Now for the information!

St-Pierre was born December 14th, 1978 in Chateauguay QC. She has two brother and still has both her mom and dad. Kim is the first women to have won a regular season game with the men’s hockey team when McGill University defeated Ryerson University in 2003. Kim catches from her left hand and shoots from her left too. Her previous competitions were in Salt Lake City (2002) and Turin (2006). She speaks two languages, French and English. Her National team head coach is Melody Davidson; Assistant coaches -Doug Lidster, Peter Smith and the club coach is Yan Cloutier. Continue reading

Quebec Olympic Athletes: Marc-André Bédard

This year the Winter Olympics are located in Vancouver, Canada. The Winter Olympics occur every 4 years.

The male Olympic athlete that I chose is Marc-Andre Bédard. He was born in Beauport, Quebec on February 19th, 1986. He is 23 years old and will celebrate his 24th birthday on February 19th during the 2010 Winter Olympics. He lives in Valcariter, Quebec, Canada.

Marc-Andre’s sport is the biathlon which he began at the age of 14 years old. An athlete that does biathlon is called a biathlete. He started to do biathlon when he was 14 years old. He has a role model which is Myriam Bédard. Myriam is a 1994 Olympic gold medalist. In 2004, Marc-André competed in his first relay event which was in a European race. Later, in 2006, it was his first individual race. Then, in 2008, he won in first place in a sprint event of the European Cup race. Continue reading

Quebec Olympic Athletes | Vancouver 2010 | Index

Jasey-Jay Anderson

Marc-André Bédard

Patrice Bergeron

Martin Pierre Brodeur

Caroline Calvé

Roberto Luongo

Dominique Maltais (1)

Dominique Maltais (2)

Valérie Maltais

Vincent Marquis

Joannie Rochette

Kim St-Pierre

Catherine Ward