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City of Montreal Celebrates Sochi Hopefuls

MONTREAL – Yesterday, athletes and Montreal Sochi hopefuls were honoured by the City of Montreal. Vancouver 2010 Gold Medallist, Alexandre Bilodeau, two-time World Champion, Chloé Dufour-Lapointe and 2013 World Championship Moguls Bronze single mogul medallist, Justine Dufour-Lapointe, were celebrated for their medal finishes at this year’s FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Norway.

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(L to R): Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, Alexandre Bilodeau, Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Richard Deschamps, member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montréal responsible for Sports and Recreation in beautiful Montreal, Quebec.
Photo Credit: City of Montreal

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Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, delivers remarks at a City of Montreal event honouring Montreal Sochi hopefuls for their medal finishes at this year’s FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Norway.
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Justine Dufour-Lapointe participates in a Gold Book signing ceremony at the City of Montreal with Canadian Olympic Committee President, Marcel Aubut and Richard Deschamps, member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montréal responsible for Sports and Recreation.
Photo Credit: City of Montreal

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Chloé Dufour-Lapointe participates in a Gold Book signing ceremony at the City of Montreal with Canadian Olympic Committee President, Marcel Aubut and Richard Deschamps, member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montréal responsible for Sports and Recreation.
Photo Credit: City of Montreal

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Alexandre Bilodeau participates in a Gold Book signing ceremony at the City of Montreal with Canadian Olympic Committee President, Marcel Aubut and Richard Deschamps, member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montréal responsible for Sports and Recreation.
Photo Credit: City of Montreal

FLASH QUOTES

“I am happy to be here. I was born here. My parents were born here. To know that the City of Montreal knows what I am doing and supports what I do is the reason why I train every day.”
Justine Dufour-Lapointe

“I am happy and honoured to be here today. To have the City of Montreal supporting me and underline my results at World Championships is great. That completion and that medal was very important and emotional for me. It was my first international gold medal. It gave me the tap on the back that I needed to keep going for the 2014 Olympic Games.”
Chloé Dufour-Lapointe

“It is an honour to be here today signing the City’s Gold book. We are proud ambassadors of Montreal. I am very happy to have my results at the World Championships celebrated.”
Alexandre Bilodeau

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