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Quebec's Olympians: July 2012 Archives

Bronze medalist Jennifer Abel on what it takes to be an Olympic diver

Jen_Emilie_actionRidewood.jpgCanada's Olympic synchronized divers made it to the podium Sunday morning. Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel made history with their bronze medal performance. CBC's Marika Wheeler met with Jennifer Abel earlier this summer. We'll hear how her expectations matched up with her performance.
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Olympic divers Francois Imbeau-Dulac and Roseline Filion

Divers 006.jpgSeven of the eleven divers that make up Canada's Olympic Diving team hail from la Belle Province. Diver Francois Imbeau-Dulac was born in Vanier, Quebec. He tells us how he knew he was meant to be a diver, with encouragement from his family.

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Roseline Filion hails from Laval, Quebec and will be competing in both the women's 10m synchro event with partner Meaghan Benfeito and the women's 10m individual event. She tells us how she first got into the sport of diving.

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Olympic Swimmers Barbara Jardin and Victoria Poon

Olympic swimmer Barbara Jardin is energetic and enthusiastic about her first Olympic Games, while her more seasoned teammate Victoria Poon describes herself as "chill." Quebec AM's Julia Caron met these two very different Olympic athletes, and found out how they help balance each other out and push each other further. 
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