My big brother started playing hockey after the world championship in 1995. I got excited about hokey too, and started in the boys group where I didn’t feel like belonging. I stopped in the boy’s group and until 2002, I played basketball, football and ringette (= a team sport on ice). In 2002, a ice hockey team for girls was formed and I joined the team with my friend. Yet, ice hockey is until today seen as a men’s sport.
Your coolest sport memory:
My first Olympics in Vancouver in 2010. The World Championship in 2019 was organised in Finland, and there is nothing like playing in front of the home audience.
Your biggest goal:
We have already been in the finals so next comes naturally to win either the World Championship next year or Olympics in two years.
I don’t have anything particular, but do what you love, love what you do is a good guideline.
I’m ambidextrous (neither left nor right handed)
Sometimes I’m not sure whether I’m crying because I laugh so much or if I’m actually crying
I lived in the USA between 2009-2013
I’m the black sheep in my family; everybody else plays basketball
I have only have one pet in my life; a hamster as a child
I have never had a long hair
I have played hockey on every position; now I’m a defenceman
I used to be very shy but after the time in the USA, it changed
The first months in the USA, I only said yes or no
In the summertime, I love love hockey on roller skates
My favourite Népra outfit:
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