With her unmistakable flowing and curly locks, Shannon Szabados is known to hockey fans as the goaltender who famously backstopped Team Canada to a gold medal victory over the United States in Vancouver in 2010.
All winter sliding sports require a certain amount of gumption, but for skeleton athletes, their head faces forward and experiences forces up to 5G’s, a particularly bold move.
When opportunity knocks, you better answer the door with your arms open to catch the fire. That couldn’t be more true than it is for Edmonton Oil Kings winger and Calgary native Mitch Moroz.
The Sochi winter Olympic Games are in February 2014 and the women’s hockey team is gearing up for another run at the gold medal.
Team Canada won the gold in 2010 in Vancouver and is hard at work in preparations for Sochi. For the women, though, they also have some revenge to exact on their main rivals, the United States, after their loss in the 2013 World Championships.
The resolution of the NHL lockout has left mixed feelings among the population. For avid hockey fans, the short season is a disappointment, but for businesses it’s a saviour. The…