Charline Labonté

Name: Charline Labontécharline-labonte-headshot
Sport: Hockey
Hometown: Boisbriand, QC
Nickname: Charlie

Favourite Sports Memory: Winning the gold medal in Torino, and all of the amazing friends I have made along the way.

How you got involved in your sport: I always loved hockey, even though I come from a family filled with artists. I just loved the sport and my parents supported me right away.

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: When I watched Team Canada at the 1998 Olympics.

Favourite Quote: “It’s not a challenge, it’s an opportunity”

Best Result: 3 gold medals at the Olympics (2002, 2006, 2010)

Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: I never take anything for granted. I know I am extremely lucky to be on the national team and represent my country and I try to enjoy every moment.

Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My parents. They taught me to never give up and try to work harder than others.

Fun Facts: I love cooking. I wish in another life, I could own my own restaurant.