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Quebec's Olympians

Karine Sergerie on the fight of her life

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Karine Sergerie was the first Canadian female World Champion in taekwando, winning a silver medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. But the glory of the podium was overshadowed by personal trials and tribulations that were taking a huge emotional toll on the young woman. Depression, anxiety, and a sense of never being quite good enough in the eyes of her coach - and father - were some of the factors that weighed in to Karine Sergerie's decision to retire from competition. The former Olympian joined Susan in studio to talk about this difficult decision, and where she's headed next. Listen here.

Andrew Lamarre reacts to daughter Kim's bronze medal win

kimlamarre1.jpgTwo Canadians won medals in the women's ski slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Huntsville's Dara Howell won the gold medal, and Quebec City's Kim Lamarre, pictured left, captured the bronze.

Kim's father Andrew was watching from home in the wee hours of the morning, and shared his pride with our guest host Alex Freedman.

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Watch Kim's bronze medal run here.

Slopestyle Coach Yves Mayotte beaming with pride

MaxParrot.jpgSnowboarder Maxence Parrot can enjoy the oficial opening of the Olympics today because he's already qualified for the finals of the men slopestyle event early tomorrow. His trainer Yves Mayotte in Bromont describes what it took for him to get to this level.

 

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