Name: Gillian Apps
Hometown: Unionville, ON
Favourite Sports Memory: 2010 Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies
How you got involved in your sport: I started when I was a little kid. I played many different sports throughout my childhood.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: I think in 1998 when women’s hockey was first introduced in the Olympic Games.
Favourite Quote: “don’t count the days, make the days count”
CAN Fund Testimonial: The Canadian Athletes Now Fund has literally put food on my table, and has allowed me to compete at my best year round. I don’t know where I would be without their support.
Best Result: 2010 & 2006 Olympic Gold Medalist
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: Eat real food. Always.
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My parents. Always have balance in life, and enjoy what you do.
Fun Facts: I love to cook and travel and I always love a good cup of coffee.