Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Emily Gervais #11 (aka Gerv)
Hometown: Kamloops, BC
Okanagan Hockey Academy
BC: Who has had the most influence on your hockey career, and why?
E: My dad. He coached me and taught me everything I know.
BC: What is your first memory of playing hockey or skating?
E: Skating around the rink; feeling as fast as the wind and then falling and actually knocking the wind out of myself.
BC: Who was your favorite minor hockey coach, and why?
E: Sheldon Morice. He was funny, very nice and every practice enjoyable. He supported me and helped me achieve my goals.
BC: What is your most memorable hockey moment?
E: Scoring the game winning goal in the third period against Kootenay to win the Major Midget Provincials.
BC: What are your future hockey goals?
E: I want to play high level university hockey on a scholarship.
BC: What would it mean to you to win the National Women’s U18 Championship?
E: It would be an amazing experience and I would be able to look back at that moment for my entire life.
BC: What one word describes you on the ice? Off the ice?
E: On the ice, gritty. Off the ice, energetic.
BC: Fave female athlete?
E: Christine Sinclair
BC: Fave NHL team?
BC: Fave sport other than hockey?
BC: Fave movie?
E: Harry Potter
BC: Fave TV show?
E: Big Bang Theory
BC: Fave food?
BC: Do you play any musical instruments?
E: The piano.
BC: As a fan, what was your favorite international hockey moment?
E: In Vancouver 2010, when the Canadian men’s team won gold in overtime
BC: What do you consider your strongest hockey skill? How did you develop it?
E: My speed. I developed it by doing a lot of running and explosive foot work.
BC: Have you competed at an elite level in any other sports?
E: I played in the Senior AAA Girls Soccer Provincials in 2011 for South Kamloops Secondary.
BC: What are a couple random facts about you?
E: I like to wakeboard and slalom water-ski. I also love food.
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