Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh

Name: Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh
Sport: Freestyle Skiing (Moguls)
Quebec City, QC

Favourite Sports Memory: When I learned I was on the National Team in 2010. It knew it was a big step closer to my dream.

How you got involved in your sport: I like coaching the younger skiers, giving them advice and sharing what I learned through the years. I think this is also a good way to keep our sport healthy!

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: Every time I watched the Olympic Games, as far as I can remember, this made me dream about representing Canada one day! I’ve always been inspired watching athletes, no matter what sport it is.

Favourite Quote:
“Profite du moment present”
“Enjoy every moment”

CAN Fund Testimonial: CAN Fund is making a significant difference in my athletic career. It has given me the opportunity to take a step closer to reaching my goals, without having monetary restriction. It is also an honour being supported by such a great organization. I’m proud to be part of the CAN Fund team!

Best Result:
-3rd position in Spain World Cup Final.
-11th FIS World Cup standings 2012-2013

Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: Do not view what you have to do as a task, enjoy whatever you are doing; you’ll have a better day!

Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: Jean-Luc Brassard, he is the one who made me discover mogul skiing. He definitely changed my life!

Have you read any articles or books or watched any videos or movies recently that really inspired you: Peaceful Warrior – Dan Millman.

Fun Facts: I have to do a ‘’Back Flip’’ everywhere I go. If I need to, I will execute it low profile without no one notice I’ve done one, but I’ll make sure I’ll do at least one backflip every new place I stop, all around the world!