Join the Olympic Club

An all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free. Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

Maple Leaf Moments: Challenging for the Podium

Maple Leaf Moments: Challenging for the Podium
Canadian Olympic Team Mark

By cdnolympicteam

Challenging for the podium: On February 14, 2014 women’s Skeleton will conclude in Sochi with 2006 Olympic bronze medallist Mellisa Hollingsworth (Eckville, AB) and recent 2013 World Championship bronze medallist Sarah Reid (Calgary, AB) hoping to channel Jon Montgomery’s (Russell, MN) gold-medal run on the seventh day of competition in Vancouver.

On this day: Catriona Le May Doan and Susan Auch showed the world how dominant Canadians are in long track Speed Skating by finishing first and second, respectively, in the women’s 500m event in Nagano in 1998. The gold for Le May Doan made her the first Canadian woman to ever win Olympic gold in long track Speed Skating.

A member of the Crazy Canucks Alpine team and the 2014 Chef de Mission for the Canadian Winter Olympic Team, Steve Podborski (Toronto, ON) wins bronze in the men’s downhill event in Lake Placid on 1980.

In, 2006 Sara Renner (Canmore, AB) and Beckie Scott (Vermilion, AB) team up to win silver in the ladies’ Cross-Country Skiing team sprint event in Turin. Canada has great medal hopes for the men’s team sprint at Sochi 2014, thanks to Sudbury, ON’s Devon Kershaw and St-Ferrol, QC’s Alex Harvey who won gold at the 2011 World Championships after their fourth place finish at Vancouver 2010.

RELATED VIDEOS

Canadian Olympic Team Mark

By cdnolympicteam

Olympic Club

Upcoming GamesSee All

Rio 2016

Rio 2016

History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

Top Team Canada Fans

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 73018 points
  • Earned this week: 6085 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 57216 points
  • Earned this week: 4735 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 46375 points
  • Earned this week: 2550 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 35546 points
  • Earned this week: 1995 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 34542 points
  • Earned this week: 1890 points

Michelle Chow

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 25974 points
  • Earned this week: 1174 points

Benn Wood

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 24760 points

Ian Duff

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 18525 points
  • Earned this week: 625 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,272 other followers