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Alexandre Bilodeau

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Bilodeau after receiving his gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Alexandre Bilodeau (born September 8, 1987 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian retired freestyle skier. He skied in the men's moguls events for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He won the gold medal at the 2010 Games and became the first Canadian to win a gold medal at an Olympic Games held in Canada.[1] Bilodeau also competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi where he successfully defended his gold medal and became the first Canadian to defend an individual title since Catriona Lemay Doan at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.[2] He has also won FIS World Championships in dual moguls.

On March 21, 2014, Bilodeau said that he was going to retire after the 2013–14 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup season.[3][4]

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  1. "Bilodeau wins Canada's first gold". Toronto Sun. Archived from the original on November 13, 2016. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
  2. "Alex Bilodeau successfully defends gold in Olympic moguls, Kingsbury second". Canadian Olympic Team. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
  3. "Mikael Kingsbury wins moguls title, Alex Bilodeau retires with win". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
  4. "Canada's Alexandre Bilodeau makes retirement official". NBC. Retrieved September 30, 2014.

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