Rosalie Lalonde

Name:  Rosalie Lalonde Rosalie Lalonde 4
CAN Fund #150Women Recipient 
Nickname:  Rosa, Rosie 
Hometown:  Saint-Clet, Qc 
Sport: Wheelchair basketball 

Best Result:   Gold – 2019 ParaPan Am Games  (Lima, Peru)

On the National Team Since (Year):  2015 

Who is one woman who has significantly impacted your life/journey?  
My mother, Chantal L’Écuyer  

Tell us how she made a difference and share 3 words that describe who that person is to you. 
She is the one who encouraged me to try wheelchair basketball. She worked very hard in my teenage years about my self-image and not only accepting my condition, but embracing it also. She is a person who puts family first and herself last.  

What are your words to live by or your motto? 
Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing 

What are your hobbies? 
Creating playlists 

Best advice you have received? 
A bad game doesn’t mean you are a bad player 

What is your favourite book? 
Shake hands with the Devil, Roméo Dallaire 

What is the biggest hurdle you have overcome to get to where you are today?  
Learning English was a big thing to overcome and get where I am today. I became more confident on and off court, I acquired leadership skills, and I even got a full scholarship to go play and study in the U.S. 

Instagram: @rosalielalonde