Who's Who in Canadian Winter Sports


No, really - who's who? The Globe and Mail reports today that, strangely, no Canadian gold medalists from the 2010 Winter Olympics have become the next Mary Lou Retton. Really? Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir haven't become household names even in their native Canada, in spite of becoming the first North Americans to win the coveted Olympic ice-dancing event? How is that possible?

The Vancouver Games ended four months ago. See if you can match the following names with their gold medal-winning events. No googling or peeking at the cereal boxes in your pantry will be permitted:

1. Alexandre Bilodeau2. Jon Montgomery3. Ashleigh McIvor4. Charles Hamelin5. Maëlle Ricker6. Christine Nesbitt

A. Short-track speed skater, double gold medalistB. Gold medalist, 1000m speed skatingC. Skeleton gold medalistD. Gold medalist, snowboard crossE. Moguls gold medalistF. Women's ski-cross gold medalist

Answers: 1-E, 2-C, 3-F, 4-A, 5-D, 6-B. I think.

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