mercredi 14 octobre 2009

Perseverance, thy name is Annie

Perreault, the 'other one' on Canada's short-track speed-skating team, overcame injuries, stitches and concussions to win three Olympic medals
JAMES CHRISTIE - Globe and Mail Oct. 12, 2009

Canada had never won Olympic gold in that sport. As Annie Perreault churned home in the collision-marred final sprint around Nagano's White Ring arena, she clenched her fists and skated over to the rink boards to her older sister, Maryse.
"Pinch me," Annie said. "I want to know I'm not dreaming this one."
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