Canadians in the Winter Olympics

Canadians in the Winter Olympics

Book - 2009
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With Canadian winters what they are, Canada's athletes excel in the sports that make up the Winter Olympics. They have achieved impressive standings, and their stories are inspiring: * Speed skater Cindy Klassen was the first Canadian to win five medals at one Winter Games in 2006 at Turin * In 1964, Peter Kirby, Doug Anakin, John Emery and Vic Emery won Canada's first bobsleigh gold in the four-man event; Pierre Lueders and teammate David MacEachern won gold at the 1998 Nagano Games in the two-man event * Catriona Le May Doan was the first Canadian to defend an Olympic gold medal in an individual sport -- she won her second gold medal in the 500-metre speed-skating event at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games * Barbara Ann Scott won Canada's first and only gold medal in singles figure skating, female or male, at the 1948 Olympic Games * And much more...
Publisher: [Montreal] : OverTime Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781897277386
Characteristics: 247 p. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Van Denderen, Kathy


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