Catriona Le May Doan

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Pure Sport

Success in sport is often tainted.  It seems like it is happening now more than ever.  Doping allegations, murder investigations, equipment tampering………the list goes on.  But how about having a pure sport experience that is filled with pure joy and has no negative side at all?  That, my friends is what I was so blessed …

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The Power of the Games

As I prepare to leave for London and realize we are only one week out from the start of the XXX Olympiad, I am experiencing all sorts of emotions.  As a mum, I am sad to leave my kids and anxious about not being able to monitor where and what they are doing.  As a …

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100m Hurdles Showdown

The road to London is full of hurdles……literally! As the Canadian track and field championships take place in Calgary, the talk is on the women’s 100m hurdles, where six women have made the “A” standard. Only three women will make the team. The stakes are high – the right to wear the red and white …

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Vancouver 2010

”Oh Canada”…….the first two words of the best song in the world! That song was heard more times from February 12 to February 28 than ever! What a celebration. So many Canadians are having post Olympic depression, asking themselves “what do we watch now”, but for me I am so proud to have been a …

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2008 Update

2008 has been a great year so far. My son, Easton, turned 1 on February 7th which was a lot of fun. He started walking when he was 9 ½ months old so he is really on the move. He has a great nature – always smiling, and wants to make others smile and laugh …

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Hello to everyone!

First of all – I want to apologize for the lack of updates in the past while. I have been extremely busy and I hope to be able to update you on the various activities that I have taken part in, and what has been going in my life. The most important was the birth …

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A New Chapter

Today a new chapter in the life of my speed skating career begins. I have decided to retire from the Canadian National Speed Skating team. This decision has been one that has been difficult to come to. This decision was made with the help of my husband Bart, my family, my friends, and also my …

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Greetings everyone!!

Well, what can I say…I am a procrastinator. I have not written an update in quite a while. I have to say I am sorry, but I wanted to update everyone as the start of spring is upon us. The racing season has been over for just over one month. I have to say that …

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