Jennifer Heil is a Canadian freestyle skier from Spruce Grove, Alberta. Heil started skiing at age two. Jennifer Heil won the first gold medal for Canada in the 2006 Winter Olympics games in Turin, Italy and a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which was also Canada's first medal in those games. Heil is the reigning world champion in dual moguls. She has three world championship titles in total and two silver medals from the Worlds as well. Over her career, Heil has won a record-tying five overall FIS World Cup Crystal Globe titles for freestyle skiing. Heil is involved with several charitable organisations including Because I am a Girl and Right to Play. During the 2010 Winter Olympics, Heil donated $25,000 to Because I am a Girl. Heil also speaks to students across Canada along a theme of Dare to Dream, and hosts an annual "girls only" mogul skiing camp.
|Disciplines:||Freestyle skiing, Moguls|
|Born:||April 11, 1983, Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada|
|World Cup debut:||May 12, 1999, (age 16)|
|Website:||Jennifer Heil's Official site|
|Medals:||2 (1 gold)|
|Teams:||5 (2001, 2005-2011)|
|Medals:||6 (4 gold)|
|Seasons:||9 (2001–2002, 2004–2007, 2009–2011)|
|Overall titles:||1 (2007)|
|Discipline titles:||6 - 5x Moguls (2004-2007, 2010), 1x Dual Moguls (2007)|
|Twitter:||Jennifer Heil's Twitter profile|
About Jennifer Heil
Canadian athlete who won a gold medal in freestyle skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.
Jennifer Heil Before Fame
She competed in her first Olympics in 2002, when she was eighteen years old. She lost the bronze medal in the moguls category by just one-hundredth of a point.
Achievement of Jennifer Heil
She won four World Cup titles in freestyle skiing between 2007 and 2011 and won a silver medal in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Jennifer Heil Family Life
She had a long-term romantic relationship with her skiing coach, Dominick Gauthier.
Associations of Jennifer Heil
She and fellow Canadian athlete, Jamie Sale, both competed in the 2002 Olympic Games. Sale took first place in the pairs ice skating competition.
Information related to Jennifer Heil
- Canadian female freestyle skiers
- Olympic freestyle skiers of Canada
- Olympic medalists in freestyle skiing
- Freestyle skiers at the 2002 Winter Olympics
- Freestyle skiers at the 2006 Winter Olympics
- Sportspeople from Alberta
- Freestyle skiers at the 2010 Winter Olympics
- Olympic gold medalists for Canada
- Olympic silver medalists for Canada
- Medalists at the 2006 Winter Olympics
- Medalists at the 2010 Winter Olympics