Each week leading up to the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ on CTV, TSN, and RDS, look out for #WWCWednesday, an introduction to the members of the Canadian women’s national team who will compete on home soil this summer.
This weekly alert will share some of the photos, videos, and fun facts about the team that TSN gathered during a production shoot held earlier this year.
In the inaugural edition, get to know Canada’s last line of defence.
Name: Erin McLeod
Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat handle: @erinmcleod18/erinmcleod1/erinmcleod1
Hometown: St. Albert, Alta.
When I step off the field after a big game, I immediately: Look for my family
When I’m on the road, my #1 travel necessity is: My sketchbook
When I’m not on the pitch, you’ll find me: Drawing or drinking coffee
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1EybBYP – “I love art and poetry. I’m a feelings person off the field…When I’m drawing, it’s my place of peace.”
Download photo:http://bit.ly/1zYwU9GName: Karina LeBlanc
Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat handle: @KarinaLeBlanc
Hometown: Maple Ridge, B.C.
I want to win gold for: Canada – to give hope to people who don’t have it and to show that if you dream big, anything is possible
The thing most people don’t know about me: I’m an ambassador for UNICEF Canada
My go-to jam before a big game is: “She Royal” by Tarrus Riley
Watch video vignette:http://bit.ly/1ctBUIf – “This last Olympics my dad wrote me a letter and said ‘I’m proud of you for so many reasons. It’s not what you’ve accomplished, but how you’ve done it’.”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1zYwU9GName: Stephanie Labbé
Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat handle: @Stephlabbe1
Hometown: Stony Plain, Alta.
What I love about my hometown: It’s small, cozy, and my favourite place to be after a lot of travel
The thing most people don’t know about me: I’m obsessed with Taylor Swift, and I love bacon
Words to live by: Be you, bravely!
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1zWQFhF – “I’m very good friends with Ben Scrivens, goaltender for the Edmonton Oilers. He’s given me some really good advice along the way. He’s one of the few people in the world that I can really talk to…that really understands…”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1zYwU9G