Meet the beautiful Joannie Rochelle, a very talented Canadian Olympic Figure Skater. She will be one of our Canadian hostesses at this 2010 Winter Olympics, but what do you know about this gorgeous figure skater? Keep reading to know all about her plus don’t miss the chance to look at Joannie Rochette photos and video below.
The beautiful Joannie is putting aside her last competitions and is now looking forward to her upcoming challenge, but let’s start from the beginning. Joannie was born on January 13, 1986 in Lle Dupas,Quebec, Canada. She speaks French, since that is Lle Dupas native language. She started skating before she reached her second birthday perhaps the cause was that her father is a former hockey coach.
Joannie didn’t get into hockey, instead it was figure skating that got into her! At five she was taking her lessons rigorously, and when she reached her 16th birthday she moved in with a host family in Montreal where she would continue her training.
When she was ready to win some titles she did so at the 2002 Novice Canadian Figure Skating Championships. She ranked 5th at the 2001 ISU Junior Grand Prix in France and 8th at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships. The next year she took the bronze at the Junior Grand Prix, and in 2002, now competing in the senior level, she won another bronze. She placed 9th at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, and she closed that year placing 5th at the World Junior Championships.
In 2003 she started by wining silver at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships, her ranking in that year went up. She placed 17th at World Figure Skating. The next year Joannie placed 3rd at Skate America and 17th at the World Figure Skating championships. She took the Bronze medal home at the 2004 Cup of China as well as she won 5th place at the 2005 Trophee Eric Bompard. In 2006 she won the World Figure Skating Championships.
In 2007 Joannie Rochette won the title at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships. and placed 8th at the Figure Skating Championships. In 2008 she won the silver at the 2008 Four Continents Championships and again in 2009. This year after wining several competitions she is ready to take some medals home.
Things to know about Joannie Rochette.
She studies Natural and Health Science at College Andre- Grasset in Montreal.
She enjoys ballet, yoga, roller blading, jumping the trampoline, dancing and listening to music.
She wants to keep getting involved with Skating when she retires, but not as a coach though.
She is allegedly dating Canadian short track speed skating Francois Louis Tremblay.
Her dream that at these 2010 Winter Olympics is to win as many medals as she cans, “Having the opportunity to have the Olympic Games in your home country is awesome. It’s very rare and a great opportunity.”
Don’t you think that this stunning Canadian Figure Skating has it all – talent, great personality, hot boyfriend, beauty and youth, Wow!! I can’t really wait to see her on the ice rink.
Don’t miss some Joannie Rochette photos here and her video below.
Joannie Rochette Video
Photos: Wikipedia.org/David W. Carmichael