Name: Olivier Rochon
Sport: Freestyle Skiing (Aerials)
Hometown: Gatineau, QC
Favourite Sports Memory: My favorite sport memory would be winning my first world cup in Calgary
How you got involved in your sport: My parents are big skiers so I learned how to ski at a very young age and then I did some mogul skiing. But first I was a gymnast, I was on the national team but unfortunately I had an injury and I got recruited to aerial skiing by Nicolas Fontaine. I tried it and loved it right away!
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: I think it was when I realized the Olympics were in reach.
Favourite Quote: “Go big or go home”
CAN Fund Testimonial: CAN Fund brought great support for me and makes a lot of little things easy to accomplish and allows me to keep my focus on my training.
Best Result: Winner of the Crystal Globe
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be. I would say that taking the time to do the simple things helps me every day to be better at what I do!
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you? My first Russian coach in gymnastics. He thought me that the only limit that you have is the one that you allow yourself to have, never stop until it’s over.
Fun Facts: I love filming and doing video edits. I also love taking care of my dog and making sure she is as happy as she can be.