Hailing from a speed skating family, Marsha Hudey found herself on the Olympic team for Sochi 2014 in her first season competing on the World Cup circuit. She went on to finish 32nd in the 500m.
Hudey has been training at the Calgary Olympic Oval since 2008. At the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse she won gold in the 500m and team pursuit, teaming with Olympic teammate Kali Christ in the latter.
Getting into the Sport: Started speed skating at age four… Her dad had been a competitive skater while growing up… Outside Interests: Enjoys cooking/baking and trying new recipes… During the off-season enjoys yoga, swimming and hiking… Works as a physiotherapy assistant… Has an undergraduate degree in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Cricket… Favourite motto: Always give your best in whatever you are trying to achieve and know that you will fail your way to success…