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About Shelley-Ann

Shelley-Ann Brown is a native of Pickering, Ontario Canada.  A high level competitor in the sport of track and field for many years.  Shelley-Ann was recruited to bobsleigh for the 2007 season and has been on the Canadian World cup team ever since. Over the last three seasons, Shelley-Ann has set 5 World Start records and placed as high as 2nd in World Cup competition.  This elite athlete is now on the Canadian National Bobsleigh team and will represent Canada at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

A Look at Training
Shelley-Ann trains 6 days a week on average during the off-season. A typical training day can be anywhere from 3 to 6 hours!  Training consists mainly of weight training, sprinting, plyometrics and core stability and strengthening activities.

Inside the Helmet
As passionate about education as she is about sport, Shelley-Ann completed a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and English and a Masters in Educational Psychology.  With future plans to work with children, she founded and directed Camp E.D.I.F.Y in Scarborough, Ontario. Shelley-Ann also engages in numerous public speaking events delivering motivational speeches to both youth and adult groups.  When she’s not training, she loves to read, write short stories and poetry, sing and play her guitar.

 

2010 Olympic Team
SHELLEY-ANN BROWN

BIRTHDATE: March 15, 1980
HOMETOWN: Pickering, ON
RESIDENCE: Calgary, AB
COACH: Tuffy LaTour, Stephan Bosch and Hans Hiltebrand
TRAINER: Stu MacMillan
EDUCATION: BSc English and Masters, Educational Psychology University of Nebraska

 

HELEN UPPERTON
BIRTHDATE: October 31, 1979
HOMETOWN: Ahmadi, Kuwait
RESIDENCE: Calgary, AB
COACH: Tuffy Latour (pilot/mechanic coach) Bruno Mingeon (pilot/mechanic coach) Quin Sekulich (physical coach) Scott Livingston (physical coach) Damien Moroney (physical coach)
TRAINER: Stu MacMillan
EDUCATION: National Sport School Calgary