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Jocelyne Larocque, b. May 19, 1988

• Champion Hockey Player • Olympic Gold Medalist • Olympic Silver Medalist

 
Series: Outstanding Native Women | Story 5

Last updated 8/5/2022 at 2:53pm



In her Olympic debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Jocelyne Larocque, playing with national Team Canada, won Gold.

In the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, however, Larocque and Team Canada were awarded the Silver Medal. Second place. And the 3-2 loss to the USA was, momentarily, too much of a disappointment for Jocelyne to take.

Born in Ste. Anne, Manitoba, Canada, Jocelyne Larocque (Metis heritage), is so competitive, she removed her Silver Medal from around her neck and kept it in her hand during the entire PyeongChang presentation ceremony. The reason for such drastic...



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