In this week’s edition of #WWCWednesday, get to know the front line for the Canadian women’s national team.
Name: Adriana Leon
Twitter/Instagram handle: @leonadriana9/ @_adrianaleon_
Hometown: King City, Ont.
The thing most people don’t know about me: Leon’s Furniture originated from my family
My words to live by: Work hard, work harder. Be the best version of yourself.
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1dpkZrv - “I was a competitive hockey player up until Grade 12. I was jumping from one sport to another. I have to give credit to my mom for driving me around!”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1ctqKTwName: Christine Sinclair
Twitter handle: @Sincy12
Hometown: Burnaby, B.C.
My soccer inspiration: Michael Owen (while at Liverpool)
When I’m not on the field you will find me: At Starbucks or visiting my family
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1ITJQ1P - On the Canadian women’s national team: “There is no one I’d rather be standing there with… together as a team and as a country, we can achieve something crazy here.”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1ctqKTwName: Josée Bélanger
Twitter/Instagram handle: @JoseeBelanger9/ @josyb14
Hometown: Coaticook, Que.
In my hometown, you must visit: La Gorge – the longest pedestrian bridge in the world
What I love about my hometown: The ice cream J
Words to live by: The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow
Watch video vignette:http://bit.ly/1c9LHCT - On CrossFit: “I like that it is always challenging you and pushing your limits. It tests your character.”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1ctqKTwName: Jonelle Filigno
Twitter/Instagram handle: @jfiligno/ @jfiligno
Hometown: Mississauga, Ont.
My soccer inspiration: My dad
The thing most people don’t know about me: I eat more than my fiancé!
My go-to jam before game time: Any song by Drake or The Weeknd
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1Rapl3Z - After reflecting on her childhood hairstyles: “I’m definitely not letting my mom do my hair for my wedding!”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1ctqKTwName: Melissa Tancredi
Twitter/Instagram handle: @meltancredi14/ @meltancredi14/ melissatee32
Hometown: Ancaster, Ont.
In my hometown you must visit: The Old Mill or the Tancredi household
Words to live by: Set your life on fire and seek those who fan your flames
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1Ihp9hZ - On her chiropractic career: “Hopefully John will hire me. Dr. Tank…could you imagine?”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1ctqKTw