Name: Alex Beaulieu-Marchand
Sport: Freestyle Skiing (Slopestyle)
Hometown: Quebec City, QC
Favourite Sports Memory: First trip to Whistler when I was 13. I was so excited.
How you got involved in your sport: I have always been a skier but when I was 11 my neighbor was skiing in the snow parks and he got me to start doing tricks. From there it became my passion.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: The first time I heard my sport would be at the Olympics.
Favourite Quote: “Make your dreams come true or die trying”
CAN Fund Testimonial: Thank you so much CAN Fund and all the people in Canada that donate to CAN Fund to help me and so many other athletes reach their goals and achieve their dreams of competing for Canada.
Best Result: 3rd at the Copper Mountain World Cup in 2013
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: Visualization. It helps me see myself doing my maneuvers and also see myself succeed
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you:
My friend Félix-Antoine Noel, who gave me the passion for my sport. The first thing you really need to succeed in what you are doing.
Have you read any articles or books or watched any videos or movies recently that really inspired you: I read a book recently that really inspired me to have the drive to succeed. It also helped me control my mind under pressure and gave me advice on how to train for those moments under pressure in competition. It is called “The Golfer and The Millionaire” – by Mark Fisher