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Canada’s athletes in Sochi: Meet forward Rebecca Johnston

Rebecca Johnston #6 of Team Canada skates up the ice of Team USA during a Sochi preparation game at the Air Canada Centre December 30, 2013 in Toronto.
Rebecca Johnston #6 of Team Canada skates up the ice of Team USA during a Sochi preparation game at the Air Canada Centre December 30, 2013 in Toronto. Abelimages/Getty Images

Sport: Women’s Hockey

Position: Forward

Age: 24

Hometown: Sudbury, Ont.

Club Team: Toronto Furies (CWHL)

Accomplishments:

  • 2010 Olympic Champion.
  • 2012 World Champion.
  • Four-time World Silver Medallist.

Interesting Fact: She was inspired watching both the men’s and women’s hockey teams go into the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City as non-favourites and emerge with gold medals.

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