Canadians at the Winter OlympicsUnknown - 2009
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, c2009.
Branch Call Number: 796. 980971 POU
Characteristics: 247 p.