Éducation olympique

Maëlle Ricker

Lesson description

Maëlle Ricker was the first Canadian woman to win a gold medal on home soil. In her sport, snowboard cross, the athletes travel and compete together throughout the year, and are great friends. Maëlle talks about the importance of respect and fair play in order to create the best competition for both competitors and fans alike.

Lesson instructions

Download the resource suitable to participants’ reading levels.

Special features

Each resource includes a printable story and comprehension and reflection activities written at three reading levels, enabling teachers to easily adapt the lesson to students of multiple reading and achievement levels.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 

  1. Identify and describe the concepts of respect, fair play and safety;
  2. Describe the qualities of good sportsmanship.


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