Gillian Apps

Name: Gillian Appsgillian-apps-headshot
Sport: Hockey
Hometown: Unionville, ON
Nickname: Appsy

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.