VIDEO: True north, strong and free

July 1, 2013

VIDEO: True north, strong and free

VIDEO: True north, strong and free. That’s Canada. And that’s what defines Canadians. For Olympic Team athletes, nothing is more…

Derek Drouin

Derek Drouin

Derek Drouin won bronze in the high jump event at the London 2012 Games after clearing the 2.29m mark to finish in a three-way tie for third. Competing in his first Olympic Games, the native of Corunna, Ontario captured Canada’s first high jumping medal since Greg Joy won silver at the 1976 Games in Montreal.

Rob Gibson

Rob Gibson

After being an alternate to the gold medal winning men’s eight crew for Beijing 2008, Rob Gibson put the Olympic experience into practice and captured silver with the heavyweight group at London 2012.

Will Crothers

Will Crothers

In his first Olympic appearance, Will Crothers captured silver as a member of the men’s eight crew. Heading into the London Games, Crothers had competed at three senior World Championships winning silver in the coxed fours in 2006 and bronze in the eight in 2011.

Mark de Jonge

Mark de Jonge

Mark de Jonge captured bronze in 2012 at his first Olympic Games in the inaugural K-1 200m race. The native of Halifax, Nova Scotia qualified an Olympic berth for Canada with his sixth place finish at the 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.

Jasmin Glaesser

Jasmin Glaesser

Jasmin Glaesser competed at her first Olympic Games in London and won bronze in the team pursuit with Tara Whitten and Gillian Carleton.

Alexandre Despatie

Alexandre Despatie

Alex Despatie has been a recognizable face on the international scene since capturing gold and Canadian hearts as a 13-year-old at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur. In the decade and a half since then, Despatie has become the greatest male diver in Canadian history, highlighted by a pair of Olympic silver medals.

Top Team Canada Fans of the Week

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 262090 points
  • Earned this week: 6455 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 244694 points
  • Earned this week: 5950 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 240140 points
  • Earned this week: 5320 points

Judy Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 66817 points
  • Earned this week: 4800 points

jasper fleming

Current Level

Silver

  • Total: 3663 points
  • Earned this week: 3663 points
  • Next Level: Gold
  • Needed: 587 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 197927 points
  • Earned this week: 2665 points

Teri-Lyn Stewart

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 12658 points
  • Earned this week: 2101 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 83760 points
  • Earned this week: 2040 points

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