sochi olympics: canada’s athletes reveal hidden talents and junk food dreams
A smaller one
Known duties of the Olympic Games
Athletes at the media summit.
Think about speed dating.
Sports media in the United States do not want to know that people prefer to take a walk on the beach, but they are very keen to cover the possibility of the athlete\'s recent injury or suffocation at the Olympics.
This is the relaxed side of 25 Sochi candidates on Monday to their hidden talents, travel quirks, junk food dreams, Olympic memories and the workouts they hope to never see again.
The hidden tarancis Del Bosco (ski cross): Golf.
I\'m not as good as I hoped.
It\'s a simple game, but it\'s the hardest game I \'ve ever played.
Trying to hit the ball with a metal club is too frustrating.
I like to hate it. Osmond (figure skating)
The clothes I designed have not yet learned how to do them.
I have a sewing machine that my parents bought for me, but I haven\'t used it yet.
Dominic Maltais (Snowboard cross)
I play the classical piano.
I have never had a class, but I am not bad.
I will have some classes for the Blues this summer. Alex Bilodeau (moguls)
I studied accounting.
I like the business world. Accounting is a good foundation.
I like numbers and I like the economy and the way everything works.
Dominique Larocque (sledge hockey)
I built my house this year.
DREAMSKaya Turski (junk food (ski slopestyle): I love pizza.
Actually, I took a week off this winter. . .
I decided to go to Italy myself for a week of pizza.
I rented a Smart car to Naples because it was the place where pizza was invented. Michael Gilday (short track)
I like maple syrup very much.
I use it in cooking, salads and sauces.
I drink it directly from the bottle.
Only real maple syrup. Dara Howell (ski slopestyle): Anything—
Candy, chocolate, chips.
I took it from my mom.
I have braces now, so it\'s hard, I\'m struggling. Parrot (
In fact, I ate a lot of junk food.
I have to pay attention to my nutrition.
My favorite is McDonald\'s chicken.
I can eat a lot.
Tyler WilliamsonDerraugh (long track): Chips.
Don\'t put potato chips in front of me.
Travel QUIRKSChristine Nesbit (long track)
I often go to the park and have fun. TV episodes)with me.
Sometimes you are really nervous or sad, it always makes a smile on my face no matter how I feel. Mark McMorris (
: I take rope skipping wherever I go.
Rosalind groneward (ski halpipe)
I am definitely not a relaxed traveler.
People always brag about light travel, but, you know, there are actually no prizes.
I travel with my own memory foam pillow . . . . . . A hot bag . . . . . . All kinds of cold and flu drugs . . . . . . There are a lot of clothes. Kevin Reynolds (figure skating)
I always bring my electronics with me.
I have a laptop and my Ipod and video game system . . . . . . Travis constituency (aerials): Cereal.
I can buy anything to go home and stuff it in my bag and I will take it all to all these foreign countries, Russia, China so I have a home when I get there.
Morrison (Olympic souvenir)long track)
: Until Simon Whitfield (
From back to Beijing in 2008)won silver.
He took off his hat and went to get it.
If I\'m on a tough training day, I don\'t think I can finish a game . . . . . . I got this picture of Simon and I said \'I am going to throw my hat now.
Kyle Kingsbury (moguls)
: On 2002, I was 9 when I was watching a man\'s movie in Salt Lake City.
This is the key to my Olympic dream. and decided)
One day, I want to be the one on TV.
Ellisa holnsworth (skeleton)
: I am not a water sports person, I have never taken a boat, but I remember the time when Marnie MCBI won the gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games.
She\'s got me hooked.
She\'s amazing. she has a personality. she\'s not a robot. Mike Riddle (ski halfpipe)
: Jonny Moseley\'s 360 mute grab (
Win the gold medal in moguls in Nagano in 1998)
That\'s why I jumped.
This is a trick I can try the next day.
It\'s cool to see this on the Olympic stage.
Spencer O\'Brien (
I remember the first Olympic Games after I started riding, 1998 Nagano.
Nicolas Sost won (
Snowboard half tube)
In the end, she became one of my favorite riders.
I really respect her when I ride my pipe.
Training in Hell: Kelsey Seva (ski cross): Sled poles.
You drag a sledge full of heavy objects.
It\'s a game. you\'re competitive. I\'m tired.
It feels like I\'m leaving my body and I watch this person suffer.
This is the only time I have encountered this situation and I hope it will never happen again. Jesse Lumsden (bobsled)
: When I signed up with the Seattle Seahawks, we had a day of adjustment on the first day.
I just got off the plane.
I walked halfway through a track and I spit my brain out, but I didn\'t want anyone to know, so I just splashed the water on my face and ran back.
Luo Xiong (aerials)
: Training Camp with a retired soldier from the Canadian Army.
It was 14 days of pain and horror.
He really pushed us to the limit.
In retrospect, I thought it was great, but I thought it was bad at the time. Caroline Karf (
: We put a big elastic band on a squat bar and put my skis on it.
When the skis were bouncing around me, I had to squat on the skis for a few minutes. Atsuko Tanaka (ski jumping)
: We hired this new strength trainer who started our season for 100metre sprints.
Keep walking back and forth, doing push ups and things like that in the middle.
There is vomit on the ground. It was hell.
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