At PyeongChang 2018, Tessa Virtue and partner Scott Moir became the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history. Winning gold medals in both the ice dance and team events, they are the first figure skaters to own five career Olympic medals.
Scott Moir and partner Tessa Virtue produced one of their best seasons ever in 2016-17, going undefeated en route to their third career world title. They had taken a two-year hiatus from competition after winning two silver medals at Sochi 2014.
With his four Olympic medals, Denny Morrison is one of Canada’s most decorated long track speed skaters. At Sochi 2014, Morrison earned his first individual Olympic medals, after winning team pursuit gold at Vancouver 2010.
In 2011 Devon Kershaw teamed with Alex Harvey to win gold in the team sprint at the FIS World Championships, making them the first Canadian men to ever reach the world podium in cross-country skiing.
Valérie Maltais made her Olympic debut at Vancouver 2010, finishing 14th in her only event, the 1500m. Four years later she competed in all four events at Sochi 2014 and won a silver medal as part of the 3000m relay team.
Haley Irwin has been a member of Canada’s National Women’s Team since 2007. She made her Olympic debut as part of the gold medal-winning squad at Vancouver 2010.
Having grown up playing most of her hockey with and against boys, Shannon Szabados joined Canada’s National Women’s Team in 2006.
In her first two Olympic appearances, Marie-Philip Poulin established herself as a big game performer. At Sochi 2014 she was Canada’s leading scorer with three goals and two assists.
A member of Canada’s National Women’s Team since 2007, Rebecca Johnston has competed at eight IIHF Women’s World Championships as well as three Olympic Winter Games.
Meaghan Mikkelson joined Canada’s National Women’s Team in 2007 after playing for the national under-22 team from 2003 to 2006. At Sochi 2014, she played in the gold medal game and assisted on Canada’s opening goal after breaking her hand just four days earlier.
Canada’s most decorated male figure skater, Patrick Chan is a three-time world champion (2011-13) who won team gold at PyeongChang 2018 to go with his two silver medals from Sochi 2014.
Meghan Agosta has been a member of Canada’s National Women’s Team since 2004. She has played in four Olympic Winter Games, winning gold at Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010, and Sochi 2014 followed by silver at PyeongChang 2018.
Marianne St-Gelais was one of just four Canadian athletes to win multiple medals at Vancouver 2010, capturing a pair of silvers in the 500m and 3000m relay. Four years later at Sochi 2014, she added a third silver medal to her career total as a member of the 3000m relay team.
One of three moguls skiing sisters, middle child Chloé Dufour-Lapointe was the first to compete at the Olympic Games, finishing fifth at Vancouver 2010. She moved onto the podium at Sochi 2014, winning silver behind younger sister Justine.
Mercedes Nicoll had a standout performance in her second Olympic Games at Vancouver 2010 where she posted the second-best Olympic result ever by a Canadian halfpipe snowboarder (male or female) when she finished sixth.
An Olympic and world champion in short track speed skating, Olivier Jean won bronze at the 2017 World Single Distances Championships in just his third international mass start race.
With five Olympic medals, including three gold, Charles Hamelin is tied with Marc Gagnon, François-Louis Tremblay and Phil Edwards as Canada’s most decorated male Olympians.
Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes made his Olympic debut at Vancouver 2010 as a member of the very young Canadian ski jumping team. At Sochi 2014 he was Canada’s top-ranked male ski jumper in both individual events.
Erin Mielzynski had a historic breakthrough on March 4, 2012 when she won the World Cup slalom race in Ofterschwang, Germany. She was the first Canadian to win a World Cup slalom race since Betsy Clifford in 1971.
Jasey-Jay Anderson made history at PyeongChang 2018 when he became the first Canadian athlete to compete at six Olympic Winter Games. His career highlight came at Vancouver 2010 when he won a long-awaited gold medal in what was to be his final Olympic race.