Name: Audrey Robichaud
Sport: Freestyle Skiing (Moguls)
Hometown: Québec city
Favourite Sports Memory: Participating at the 2006 Olympics in Torino.
How you got involved in your sport: My parents thought it would be cool to register my brother and I in the Freestyle Skiing Club at Le Relais, Québec.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: Every year in elementary school there is a drawing contest and I remember one time I drew myself doing a spread eagle over the Olympic rings. I don’t remember how old I was but I think that’s probably when I decided I wanted to represent my country.
Favourite Quote: “YOLO” and “Everything happens for a reason.”
CAN Fund Testimonial: I am so thankful to be part of the great CAN Fund family. With the help of CAN Fund, I can fully concentrate on my training and on my competitions. I can put everything I have into my sport and not worry about work/finance. CAN Fund is a difference maker and I’m very grateful for their support towards my journey to the Olympic Games.
Best Result: 3rd overall for the world cup season in 2010-2011
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: I always try to give 100%, I make no excuses and I step outside my comfort zone.
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My parents. They are the reason I made it this far. They introduced me into moguls and they’ve supported me ever since. I know they always will. I owe them everything.
Fun Facts: I never sneeze only just once, it’s always twice or more, sometimes up to 10. Often I can’t breathe by the time I’m done.