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Hayley Wickenheiser        

Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist of the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team, Flag Bearer at the 2014 Olympic Games & Community Leader

Hayley Wickenheiser is regarded as the best female hockey player in the world. With an uncompromised determination and dedication to her sport, Hayley was twice named the most valuable player of the gold medal winning Canadian Women’s Hockey Team; is a four-time Olympic gold medalist; and was selected as the Flag Bearer for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Not just an athlete, Hayley is also a community leader and an accomplished student and business woman who inspires audiences to give their best in everything they undertake.

Hayley has led the Canadian Women’s squad to six gold medals and one silver medal at the Women’s World Hockey Championships. As an Olympian, she earned a silver medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics and four Olympic gold medals in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014. Sports Illustrated named her one of the “Top 25 Toughest Athletes in the World”, she is a two-time finalist for the Women’s Sports Foundation Team Athlete of The Year, and was recently named among The Globe and Mail’s “Power 50” influencers in sport. In 2011, she was appointed to the Order of Canada.

In 2003, Hayley made hockey history when she became the first female hockey player to notch a point in a men’s professional game with the Kirkkonummen Salamat of the Finnish second division. She also played in Sweden with the men’s professional division-one hockey team for the 2008-2009 season. Along with hockey, Hayley is an elite softball player. She participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics as a member of Team Canada and worked on the CBC’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.

Hayley also works with KidSport, Right To Play, Dreams Take Flight, Clean Air Champions, and Spread The Net.


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