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August 18, 2016 by Speakers' Spotlight

Canada Has Caught Olympic Fever!

Canadians across the country have come down with Olympic fever! We’re proud to represent some of the present and past Olympians who are inspiring people from coast to coast, and even around the world.

Rosie MacLennan
Congratulations to Rosie MacLennan on capturing her second gold medal in trampoline! Watch her gold medal performance:

John Herdman and Christine Sinclair

The Canadian Women’s Soccer team continues to thrill under the direction of Coach John Herdman and with the always-incredible contribution from Captain Christine Sinclair. Watch the team as they battle for a bronze medal Friday, August 18th (tomorrow!) at 12pm EST!

Adam van Koeverden

Four-time Olympic medalist, kayaker Adam van Koeverden, capped off his stunning Olympic career with a first-place finish in the B-Finals in Rio this week. The CBC sat down with Adam to reflect on his unparalleled career:

Priceless Reactions

Canadian Fever “went viral” during the games, with these meme-and-memorable reactions from Olympic Gold medalists Mark Tewksbury and Donavan Bailey, as they watched protégés Penny Oleksiak and Andre De Grasse swim and sprint to their bronze medal performances.

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Olympic Commentators 2016

Covering the Games with the personality and professionalism they’re known for are six-time Olympian and mental health advocate Clara Hughes; gold medal rower Adam Kreek; beach volleyball medalist Mark Heese; Olympic diver Alexandre Despatie and iconic broadcaster (who is back in the chair as the co-host of Hockey Night in Canada), Ron MacLean.