Further Personal Information
||Candiac, QC, CAN
||Athlete, Medical Professional
||Medicine - University of Sherbrooke: Canada
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began weightlifting in high school at age 15.
|Why this sport?
||"I used to be a sprinter. My coach wanted me to gain more power, so he told me to join a weightlifting course. I immediately fell in love with the sport and soon stopped sprinting."
|Name of coach
||Steve Sandor [national]; Dallas Santavy [national]; Guy Marineau [personal], from 2011
||Watching movies, reading, cooking, cycling. (Instagram athlete, 07 Oct 2018; everyday-lifters.com, 02 Jun 2018; olympic.ca, 16 Nov 2016)
|Most influential person in career
||Her family. (lapresse.ca, 27 Jun 2015)
|Hero / Idol
||Canadian weightlifters Maryse Turcotte and Christine Girard. (everyday-lifters.com, 02 Jun 2018)
||She suffered a lumbar sprain at the 2017 Canadian Championships in La Prairie, Quebec. (lereflet.qc.ca, 20 Jul 2017)
She had elbow surgery in June 2015 and returned to training the following month. She also underwent shoulder and knee surgery in 2015. (lereflet.qc.ca, 03 Apr 2016; brossardeclair.ca, 10 Jul 2015)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"If something is worth doing, it's worth doing well." (olympic.ca, 16 Nov 2016)
||To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram athlete, 07 Oct 2018)