The most important thing is being passionate about what you're doing and always give it your all. That is the key to success.
Being an athlete in a cold-weather sport is really difficult to deal with the asthma.
It was always so nice to step away from figure skating and school with hockey. To this day I'm still a huge fan.
I've always had to train harder than others to get the oxygen to my muscles because of my lung capacity. I have to push myself past the point of being comfortable.
I've never had anyone just stick their hands through my hair. Yet. If they ask, I go, 'OK, you can, if you want to. It's probably just going to feel like most people's.' I take it as a compliment.