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Laurie Blouin

Snowboarding CAN

Laurie Blouin

Laurie Blouin
  • Birth date 4/07/1996
  • Birthplace Stoneham
  • Residence Stoneham
  • Height/Weight 5'4"/ 127 lbs

Biography

  • Residence
  • Stoneham, QC, CAN
  • Hobbies
  • Travelling. (Facebook page, 18 Aug 2017)
  • Memorable sporting achievement
  • Winning gold in slopestyle at the 2017 World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain. (lapresse.ca, 31 Mar 2017; canadasnowboard.ca, 14 Mar 2017)
  • Why this sport?
  • She followed her older brother into the sport. “I was always a bit of a tomboy, so I guess that helped. So I wasn't scared to try stuff. I was just trying everything and throwing myself off jumps and stuff like that.”
  • Ambitions
  • To win a gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (lapresse.ca, 31 Mar 2017)
  • Name of coach
  • Max Henault [personal]
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • She began snowboarding at age six.
  • Occupation
  • Athlete
  • Languages
  • English, French
  • Sporting philosophy / motto
  • "Champions aren't made in the gym. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them; a desire, a dream, a vision." (Instagram profile, 18 Aug 2017)
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