If Stéfanie Tremblay has been on tatamis all over the world, she has her school friends to thank. When she was 11 years old in Chicoutimi, several girls from her class did judo. Stéfanie decided to give it a try and was instantly hooked.
Stéfanie is a big fan of music and movies, but above all, she loves travelling. Judo has been great to her, as she is constantly hopping on planes for competitions. She is, and has always been, passionate about the technical and tactical complexity of the sport. She is a certified sports therapist and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Exercise Science at Concordia University.
Stéfanie has been a member of the national team since the age of 19 and she moved to Montreal to train full time in 2009. When she arrived, she found inspiration in Marie-Hélène Chisholm, former Olympic athlete and National Women’s Team Coach. Stéfanie has always appreciated how Marie-Hélène knew how to instill a sense of confidence and determination in her from the start. Now, Stéfanie has set her sights on the Tokyo Games, and dreams of climbing all of the most prestigious podiums.
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