Friday, February 14, 2014

Maëlle Ricker

Maëlle Ricker was the first Canadian female athlete to win an Olympic gold medal on home turf. Ricker’s dedication to snowboarding is definitely a story of perseverance. Having racked up quite the list of injuries over her career, she has always emerged back on the international stage with a winning performance. Totaling 41 World Cup podium finishes in her competitive career, Maëlle is a heavy favourite to bring home gold for Canada in Sochi.    

General Information:

Date of Birth: December 2, 1978
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia
Residence: Vancouver, British Columbia
Height/Weight: 169 cm/ 63 kg
Coach: Marcel Mathieu and Rene Brunner
Twitter: @Maelle_Ricker

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