Further Personal Information
||Quebec, QC, CAN
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She was introduced to weightlifting in 2000 at the Arthur Pigeon Club.
|Club / Team
||Red Machine Club: Quebec, QC, CAN
|Name of coach
||Yvan Darsigny [club]
|Coach from what year?
||She sustained a lower back injury in the warm-up for the World Weightflifting Championships in Turkey and compensated by being conservative with her attempts. (rds.ca, 19 Sep 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"I have been training hard since the age of ten and have always persevered in this sport. I was successful. I had to change clubs, and overcome obstacles. I have matured and gained a lot of experience." (hebdosregionaux.ca, 11 Jun 2012)
||To gain experience at the 2012 Olympic Games and try to set a new Canadian record there, and return to compete for a medal at the 2016 edition in Rio. (hebdosregionaux.ca, 11 Jun 2012)
||OLYMPIC DREAM COMES EARLY
She qualified for London 2012 by winning gold in the 58kg class at the Canadian weightlifting championships in 2012, but admits her Olympic dream came a little earlier than expected. "My goal was the Rio de Janeiro Games in four years, in 2016, but the opportunity to go to the Olympics presented itself this year and I doubled my efforts to grasp it." (hebdosregionaux.ca, 11 Jun 2012)
She works at a physical rehabilitation centre, at the Robert Daigneault Physiotherapy Clinic in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. (lapresse.ca, 2012)