With just six months to go until the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, you can sense the excitement and anticipation starting to build amongst Canada's top winter stars. We wanted to commemorate this milestone moment by highlighting the six social athletes you must follow in the lead up to Sochi.
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
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