Jasey-Jay Anderson

Name: Jasey-Jay Andersonjasey-jay-anderson-headshot2
Sport: Snowboarding
Hometown: Mont-Tremblant, QC

Favourite Sports Memory: First World Championships victory in 1999.

How you got involved in your sport: From always wanting to learn more about snowboarding.

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: When the IOC announced that snowboarding was to be one of the sports in Nagano, Japan.

Favourite Quote: “Stop doing what you want, Start doing what you have to.”

CAN Fund Testimonial: Athletes embody the pinnacle of pushing human body mechanics to the limit. CAN Fund pushes our spirits to higher ground. They make me believe there is a passion for humans in sport. I am faster because of CAN Fund.

Best Result: 2010 Olympic gold

Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: Always searching and always learning.

Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My Mom taught me to see life from a different perspective.

Have you read any articles or books or watched any videos or movies recently that really inspired you: Shawshank Redemption is my favorite movie of all time.

Fun Facts: As much as possible I am trying to teach my children where food comes from and how to subsist off the land. My wife and I have a small blueberry farm. We raise chickens for eggs and meat. We go mushroom hunting as much as possible. When time permits we are always on the move to improve our quality of food.

Speaking Topics:

  • The Road to Olympic Best
  • One Olympics at a Time!
  • Sport and Nutrition for Better Health in our Society!
  • Self Improvement and Self Re-Invention