Alex Harvey was introduced to cross-country skiing when he was just three years old. That is no surprise as his father is Pierre Harvey, a legend of Canadian cross-country skiing. Alex brought the family’s Olympic appearance total to five when he competed in Vancouver 2010.
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.