By Michael Sun Former Carleton Place Canadians goaltender Colton Point won gold with Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. “It’s always been a dream of mine to represent Canada,” Point said. “To be able to fulfill that was really rewarding and amazing experience and I’m grateful I got the chance to…
The February 2018 special Ottawa at the Olympics edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper is now available!
A team of 13 Olympians will be representing Ottawa at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Read our profiles on them from page 1-15 in the February 2018 Ottawa Sportspage newspaper – pick up a copy at one of the locations listed on https://sportsottawa.com/content/ottawa-sportspage-0/ or read the online edition of the newspaper at: https://issuu.com/ottawasportspage/docs/sportspage-feb18
Vincent De Haître’s Olympic dreams are coming true for the second time. After taking gold in the 1000 and 1500 metre races at the national qualifying rounds, the 23-year-old Cumberland, Ontario native will represent Canada on the world stage this February in Pyeongchang.
Nerves have transitioned to comfortability this time around, as Ottawa speed skater Ivanie Blondin is set to compete in her second Winter Olympics for the 2018 edition in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
At the 2014 Olympics, Ottawa was represented by two long track speed skaters, Vincent De Haitre and Ivanie Blondin. At the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, those same two will be joined by a third, fellow Gloucester Concorde Isabelle Weidemann.
Pictured on the wall in the hallway just outside the main office of Cairine Wilson Secondary School is one of Canada’s Pyeongchang medal-favourites.