In her Olympic debut, Kim Boutin was Canada’s only triple medallist of PyeongChang 2018, leading to her selection as the country’s Closing Ceremony flag bearer.
Jamie Macdonald has been a member of the senior national team since 2015, making her World Cup debut that fall where she was a member of the team that won silver in the 3000m relay. In February 2016, she earned her first individual World Cup podium, taking bronze in the 1000m.
Samuel Girard began competing internationally for Canada in 2013-14 when he won silver in the 500m at the 2014 World Junior Championships and finished fourth in the overall classification. He finished first in the overall standings at the Canadian selection trials for PyeongChang 2018, winning seven of nine races.