Bell Let’s Talk – Mercedes Nicoll

After a crash at Sochi 2014 Mercedes Nicoll began suffering from depression, but with the help of the Canadian Olympic Foundation and Bell Let’s Talk, she’s ready to take on PyeongChang 2018.

Derek Livingston

Derek Livingston

Derek Livingston dreamed of attending the Olympic Winter Games since he was named to the national snowboard team in 2009. That dream came true at Sochi 2014, where he was the top ranked Canadian male halfpipe snowboarder, missing a spot in the semifinal by one place.

Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill earned Canada’s best men’s snowboard cross finish in a decade at the world championships when he won the silver medal in 2015. A week later, he won gold at the Winter X Games in Aspen, adding to the silver medal he’d won in 2011.

Max Parrot

Max Parrot

Born and raised near the Bromont ski area, Max Parrot also inherited the DNA of his father Alain, an alpine ski racer and Canadian water ski jump champion. At the 2017 X Games in Aspen, he landed the first ever switch quadruple underflip in big air competition to win his second straight gold medal.

Sébastien Toutant

Sébastien Toutant

The international star known as Seb Toots turned heads when he won his first professional event when he was just 13. At PyeongChang 2018, Toutant made history by becoming the first ever Olympic gold medallist in men’s big air.

Chris Robanske

Chris Robanske

After having two seasons cut short due to injury, Chris Robanske finally had a healthy and successful campaign in 2012-13, highlighted by a pair of World Cup podiums including his first World Cup victory. Robanske made his Olympic debut at Sochi 2014.

Spencer O’Brien

Spencer O’Brien

Forced to give up halfpipe when her local mountain stopped building a pipe, a 15-year-old Spencer O’Brien fell in love with slopestyle when she just started riding the park. In 2013 she competed at her first FIS World Championships where she captured the gold medal. O’Brien fulfilled a dream by winning slopestyle gold at the 2016 X Games in Aspen.

Mark McMorris

Mark McMorris

With its flatlands, Saskatchewan may be an unlikely province to produce a snowboard prodigy, but Regina’s Mark McMorris is proof that it’s possible. At Sochi 2014, he won bronze in the Olympic debut of snowboard slopestyle for Canada’s first medal of the Games. He went on to win his second straight Olympic slopestyle bronze medal in PyeongChang.