Name: Dominique Perreault
Hometown: Montréal, QC
Favorite Sports Memory: My first selection with the senior national team in 2005 and we won the bronze medal here in front of all my family and friends in Montréal. Also my silver medal at the World Championships in Rome in 2009.
How you got involved in your sport: I was a 9 year old swimmer and the waterpolo team of my club needed a third girl. I played in one tournament and never looked back.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: In 2000 when my sport (Waterpolo) was voted to be in the Olympics.
Favorite Quote: “You can’t have a great team without great people!”
CAN Fund Testimonial: CAN Fund has helped me to be a better athlete and perform at my best. It allowes me to afford supplements and to eat healthier. I can also afford to put gas in my car.
Best Result: Gold medal at the 2003 Junior World Championships in Calgary. Bronze medal at the 2005 FINA World Championships in Montreal and Silver medal at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome.
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: I practice visualization of the tactics and plays we need to know and I write in my waterpolo book to be sure to memorize everything (all the little details).
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My parents, both of them have always been there for me in the happiest and saddest moments of my athletic career. They are always behind me and supportive.
Fun Facts: I have a twin brother and he is the completely opposite of me. He is a right handed, he is short and he has green eyes! I am a very tall, brown eyed, lefty!