Speed skating: Jean wins 500 metres
Terry Bell, The Province December 01, 2008
It looks like Olivier Jean is finally back in top form.
"I've been waiting for this gold medal since the first World Cup [at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum in October] but it didn't come. I'm not focusing so much on results now, but I did it. It shows that all the hard work I've been putting in was worth it. ... It was a great reward to stand up there."
Fast and Furious
Canwest News Service December 01, 2008
Olivier Jean and Charles Hamelin each snagged a pair of medals Sunday on the final day of a short track speedskating World Cup event in Beijing.
Jean returns to the top
The Quebec speed skater shows he's recovered from severe injury in 2007
BEVERLEY SMITH December 1, 2008
It took short-track speed skater Olivier Jean 1½ years to win a gold medal at a World Cup event after a dire injury that sidelined him last season.