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Athlete Spotlight: Larkyn Austman

Larkyn Austman

Q: What’s your favourite social media account to follow?
Larkyn: @erinireland

Q: What is your all-time favorite sporting moment?
Larkyn: Qualifying for the Olympics.

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Larkyn:

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
Larkyn: Zac Efron

Q: What fictional character would you like to meet in real life and why?
Larkyn: Harry Potter. He is a legend!!!!

Athlete Spotlight: Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen

Laurence Fournier Beaudry

Q: Who or what is your biggest motivation?
Laurence: The desire to learn.

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
Laurence: Chris Hemsworth

Q: What fictional character would you like to meet in real life and why?
Laurence: Wonder Woman. I admire how strong she is.

Q: What song would be the theme song for your life?
Laurence: Don’t Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Laurence: When people spend more time on their phone during dinner or brunch than they do interacting with the people present at the table. And when people are late or make me run late because I’m waiting for them.

Nikolaj Sorensen

Q: What is the best advice that you were given?
Nikolaj: “Patience is a virtue” or “Trust the process”

Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Nikolaj: For people to tell me how to cook when I’m preparing dinner or when people point out something you should have done, but it’s already in the past.

Q: What fictional character would you like to meet in real life and why?
Nikolaj: Batman, obviously because he is the baddest of them all!

Q: What song would be the theme song for your life?
Nikolaj: Shut up and Dance by Walk the Moon

Q: What skating club taught you to skate? (the club you took CanSkate at)?
Nikolaj: I learned how to skate in Copenhagen, Denmark as a young boy but I’m teaching the CanSkate at clubs in Montreal and it’s fantastic being able to help and develop young kids. It’s a great way to learn how to skate.

Athlete Spotlight: Camille Ruest/Drew Wolfe

Camille Ruest

Q: Who is someone in the sports world, past or present, you’d love to have dinner with and why?
Camille: Brendan Gallagher, I would ask him to teach me hockey 😉

Q: What’s your favourite social media account to follow?
Camille: @FindingMorganTyler

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Camille: 😏

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
Camille: Orlando Bloom 🙂

Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Camille: Crumbs (on a counter, on a table, on the floor…) and wet shower curtain

Drew Wolfe

Q: Who is someone in the sports world, past or present, you’d love to have dinner with and why?
Drew: Jerome Iginla because he was one of my childhood heroes

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Drew: 🤙

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
Drew: Ryan Reynolds

Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Drew: Too much non-matching Tupperware and cheap cutlery

Q: What fictional character would you like to meet in real life and why?
Drew: Jack Sparrow – Because of comedic ability in the face of danger

Athlete Spotlight: Carolane Soucisse/Shane Firus

Carolane Soucisse/Shane Firus

Q: What’s your favourite social media account to follow?
Carolane: @Pubity
Shane: Carolane Soucisse

Q: What is your favourite place in the world and why?
Carolane: Turks and Caicos. For the beauty of the place and how relaxing it is.
Shane: I love going to London. It’s a huge city with always something to do. Riding on the metro and buses is fun too!

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Carolane: 😍
Shane: 😜

Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
Carolane: Chris Hemsworth aka Thor
Shane: Trennt Michaud

Q: What would you like people to remember about you?
Carolane: How funny I am.
Shane: How funny I AM!

Athlete Spotlight: Alaine Chartrand

Alaine Chartrand

Q: What’s your go to song to get pumped up for training or a competition?
Alaine: Shake it off by Taylor Swift

Q: What is your favourite place in the world and why?
Alaine: Vancouver in the summer because I love the mountains and the ocean.

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Alaine: 😁

Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Alaine: Spelling and grammar errors

Q: What fictional character would you like to meet in real life?
Alaine: Kim Possible

Athlete Spotlight: Haley Sales/Nikolas Wamsteeker

Haley Sales

Q: What’s your favourite social media account to follow?
Haley: Animal Vines- they always post the cutest videos

Q: What is your all-time favourite sporting moment?
Haley: Tessa and Scott 2010 Olympics Free Dance- ‘twas a mesmerizing moment.

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Haley: 😻

Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Haley: Hearing people eat their bananas.

Q: What fictional character would you like to meet in real life and why?
Haley: Disney’s Aladdin. He was my childhood crush and I really would like to go on a magic carpet ride.


Nikolas Wamsteeker

Q: Who is someone in the sports world, past or present, you’d love to have dinner with and why?
Nikolas: I’d love to meet the people who first thought of strapping blades to their feet and going out on a frozen body of water. The dinner might be dried reindeer meat and lutefisk but that’s nothing I’m not too big of a stranger to it.

Q: Who or what is your biggest motivation?
Nikolas: Haley and my family.

Q: What is your all-time favourite sporting moment?
Nikolas: My friends and I were stuck on a little island after our boat’s engine quit out on us. Having a surplus of time and not too much to do, we decided to hold the inaugural Man-Am Games. The games consisted of hill sprints, javelin (with washed up sticks), a tire toss, long jump, and such other activities.

Q: What’s your favourite emoji?
Nikolas: 😊

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve?
Nikolas: Cellphones.