On This Day

Alexandre Bilodeau

Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist Alexandre Bilodeau
meunierd / Shutterstock.com

Profession: Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

Why Famous: Freestyle skier who won a gold medal in the men's moguls at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, becoming the first Canadian to win a gold medal at an Olympic Games held in Canada. At the 2014 Winter Olympics, he became the first Olympian in history to defend his gold medal in any freestyle skiing event as well as the first Canadian to defend an individual title since Catriona Lemay Doan at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

He also has won the most World Cup medals by a Canadian.

Born: September 8, 1987
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 32 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

Events in the Life of Alexandre Bilodeau

  • 2010-02-14 Alexandre Bilodeau wins the Gold Medal in the freestyle skiing men's moguls event, becoming the first Canadian to win a Gold Medal during a Canadian-hosted Olympics
  • 2014-02-10 After winning Vancouver (2010) Olympic moguls title, Canadian freestyle skier Alexandre Bilodeau wins 2nd consecutive Olympic gold medal in Sochi; beats team mate MikaĆ«l Kingsbury
  • 2014-03-21 Canadian freestyle skier (moguls) and two-time Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Bilodeau retires at 26

Famous Canadians