17 Hot Canadian Athletes Who Will Literally Melt The Winter Olympics
These Olympians are equal parts attractive and athletic. AKA more reason to root FOR the glorious Canadians at Sochi this year.
1. Alex Pietrangelo, 24, Men's Hockey Player
Alex won gold in 2009 at the World Junior Championships then went on to help Team Canada nab silver in 2010.
Plus, he's pretty hot, eh?
2. William Dutton, 24, Speedskater
William finished second in both the 500-meter and the 1,000-meter races at the Fall World Cup Trials in Calgary last year.
Plus, he's kinda cute, eh?
3. Patrick Sharp, 32, Men's Hockey Player
Patrick is an alternate captain for the Chicago Blackhawks, but he'll be reppin' Team Canada in Sochi.
Plus, he's a looker, eh?
4. Jenna Blasman, 20, Snowboarder
Jenna was a former provincial medallist in speedskating but will compete for gold in snowboarding this year.
Plus, she's really adorable, eh?
5. Sidney Crosby, 26, Men's Hockey Player
Sidney serves as captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, but he'll be reppin' Team Canada in Sochi.
Plus, he looks great shirtless, eh?
6. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, 24 and 26, Ice Skating Partners
The two have been skating for 16 years together, and they both recenbtly nabbed their fifth Skate Canada International Grand Prix title.
Plus, they're a pretty pair, eh?
7. Paige Lawrence, 23, Figure Skater
Paige and her skate partner Rudi Swiegers won three straight bronze medals at the Canadian championships from 2011 to 2013.
Plus, she's got some winning looks, eh?
8. Andrew Poje, 26, Figure Skater
With long-term skate partner Kaitlyn Weaver, Andrew is a three-time Canadian silver medalist.
Plus, woooooow dem dimples, eh?
9. Denny Morrison, 28, Speedskater
*Clears throat* Denny is a two-time World Champion 1,500-meter, two-time World silver medalist 1,000-meter, two-time World bronze medalist 1,500-meter, 2008 World bronze medalist 1,000-meter, two-time World silver medalist team pursuit, and SIX-time Speedskating Canada Long Track Male Athlete of the Year.
Plus, he's kinda hunky, eh?
10. Jake Holden, 26, Snowboarder
Jake crowning achievement was placing 10th at last year's World Cup in Arosa, Switzerland.
Plus, what a good-lookin' guy, eh?
11. Neville Wright, 33, Bobsledder
Neville was originally a track and field sprinter (he won bronze at the 2007 World University Game) and only picked up bobsledding in 2009. He's now a winter Olympian.
Plus, what a charming smile he's got, eh?
12. Mellisa Hollingsworth, 33, Skeleton Racer
Melissa is one of the most accomplished skeleton riders in the world, winning silver at the 2012 World Championships and bronze at the 2006 Olympics.
Plus, she's a beaut, eh?
13. Caroline Calvé, 35, Snowboarder
Caroline has three World Cup victories under her belt.
Plus, she's pleasing on the eyes, eh?
14. Arianne Jones, 23, Luger
Arianne was one of three Canadian women who made it to the top eight at the World Championships Whistler in 2013.
Plus, she's quite stunning, eh?
15. Dylan Moscovitch and Kirsten Moore-Towers, 29 and 21, Figure Skating Partners
The duo debuted in 2009 and have already won silver at the Canadian championships as well as the Four Continents Championships.
Plus, they're both super duper hot, eh?
16. Jean-Philippe Le Guellec, 28, Biathlete
Jean-Phillippe was the first Canadian man to ever win gold (or a medal) at a World Cup in biathlon, making history in 2012.
Plus, he's just plain handsome, eh?
17. Matt Margetts, 26, Freestyle Skier
Matt has just earned his first FIS World Cup medal in January 2014.
Plus... hubba hubba, eh?
CORRECTION: Alex Pietrangelo won gold, then silver in 2010, at the World Junior Championships. An earlier version of this item omitted the detail.