#StaffPicks: 10 Books About Canadian Athletes

With the 2022 Winter Olympics underway, we’ve selected 10 books that share stories about Canadian athletes and champions. Find your next book to read in our full list below! 

Over the Boards: Lessons from the Ice

by Hayley Wickenheiser

Hockey legend Hayley Wickenheiser shares the lessons that won her four Olympic gold medals.

Open Heart,
Open Mind

by Clara Hughes

The decorated Canadian Olympian and mental health advocate shares the personal journey behind her successful career.

Tessa & Scott: Our Journey from Childhood Dream to Gold

by Tessa Virtue

Follow the story of Tessa & Scott from their childhoods to success in competitive skating.

99: Stories of the Game

by Wayne Gretzky

"The Great One" shares his perspective of the different eras of hockey.

Forever Terry: A Legacy in Letters

edited by Darrell Fox

40 contributors pay tribute to the legacy of Terry Fox. Contributors include Rick Hansen, Steve Nash, Wayne Gretzky, Hayley Wickenheiser, and more.

Unsinkable: My Untold Story

by Silken Laumann

The champion rower and Olympic medalist shares her comeback story.

Soulmates on Ice: From Hometown Glory to the Top of the Podium

by Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford

Follow the storybook careers of figure skaters Duhamel and Radford.

Most Valuable: How Sidney Crosby Became the Best Player in Hockey's Greatest Era and Changed the Game Forever

by Gare Joyce

Learn how the generational superstar has worked through adversity and changed the game of hockey.

The 4 Year Olympian: From First Stroke to Olympic Medallist

by Jeremiah Brown

The story about the Canadian rower who went from being a novice in the sport to an Olympic medalist in under four years.

Simon Says Gold: Simon Whitfield's Pursuit of Athletic Excellence

by Simon Whitfield

An autobiography about Canada's first Olympic gold medalist in triathlon.

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