Speed skater who won three Olympic gold medals, one in the 500 meter race in 2002 and two in the 5,000-meter relay, in 1998 and 2002; inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.
He began skating when he was 3 years old and was competing by the time he was 4.
He became a four-time Overall World Champion.
He grew up in Chicoutimi, Quebec.
He and American speed skater Apolo Ohno both took home gold at the 2002 Olympics; Ohno's gold came in the 1,500 meter race.