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Although Sinclair faced failures, she persevered, embracing failure as a stepping stone to success. In 2008 she lead Team Canada to qualify for the 2008 Olympics, Canada's first-ever soccer team to qualify. At the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, the team left disappointed, having failed to score in the 1st round. Nonetheless, Sinclair was chosen as Canada's flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2011 Pan Am Games. The event was redemption for the women's team, as the Canadian team won…

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They Bring In The Bacon, Eh: 13 Reasons Why You Should Date A Canadian

Hoping for repeat Canadian gold in men's and women's hockey in Sochi!

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Sidney Crosby Photos Photos: Ice Hockey - Day 17

Sidney Crosby after winning the gold medal hockey game in overtime between the US and Canada ~ 2010 Vancouver Olympics

Canada's Andre De Grasse celebrates bronze in the men's 100-metre final during the athletics competition at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday, August 14, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Joannie Rochette was Team Canada's flag bearer in the closing ceremonies in 2010 when she displayed great courage and strength.

Charmaine Crooks was a track athlete and was the flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games. She’s a member of the Order of Canada and was awarded the 2006 “Women and Sport Trophy” in recognition of promoting gender equity in sport. She’s inducted into the Athletics Canada Hall of Fame and BC Sports Hall of Fame. She was both the 1st Canadian woman to run 800 metres in under 2 minutes and to be recognized with the Jack Diamond Award as BC’s 2009 Sports Personality of the…