Catriona Le May Doan

Catriona Le May Doan, Sports Speaker, Olympic Canadian speed skater, Profile Image

In any endeavour, crossing the finish line first – and repeatedly – takes incredible determination, dedication and talent. Catriona Le May Doan knows all about it. Canada’s Athlete of the year in 2002, Catriona Le May Doan is the speed skater whose world record-setting wins captivated and inspired millions of Canadians. The fastest woman on ice and the Canadian flag bearer at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games opening ceremonies, she won the gold medal in the 500 metre event at those very games, defending her 1998 Olympic 500m gold and became the first Canadian to defend a gold medal at any Olympic Games. She has broken the world record for the event 8 times, and at the 2002 games, set the Olympic record time of 37.30 seconds. She is also a 5-time World Champion.

Alexandre Bilodeau

Alexandre Bilodeau, Canadian freestyle skier, Olympic Gold Medalist Speaker, Profile Image

On February 14, Alexandre Bilodeau wrote a page in history by becoming the first Olympic gold medalist on Canadian soil. A model of perseverance and a source of inspiration to many, he is proving to be one of Canada’s most talented young athletes.

J.J. Brun

The retired spy JJ Brun, better known as the Retired Spy, has developed a great talent for helping people get their ideas across by simply learning how to read others. He is an Interpersonal Skills Expert. This expertise is recognized internationally in utilizing cultural insights as a strategy to effectively communicate, relate and connect across cultures. Trained by the military … Read More