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Sports, athletics, and play are fundamental aspects of the past and present of every human culture. From team games to individual challenges, sporting contests remain a globally popular form of competition, exercise, and skill building for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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While other Canadian professional ice hockey players only won gold medals with the senior team, Taylor Hall also took home gold medals in his junior career, making it four gold medals: two with the senior Canadian team in the 2015 and 2016 World Championship and the other in his junior in the 2008 IIHF World U18 Championships and 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Taylor Hall

While other Canadian professional ice hockey players only won gold medals with the senior team, Taylor Hall also took home gold medals in his junior career, making it four gold medals: two with the senior Canadian team in the 2015 and 2016 World Championship and the other in his junior in the 2008 IIHF World U18 Championships and 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Sidney Crosby, a professional ice hockey player from Canada, quickly replicated his junior career successes in the international arena, winning both the Mark Messier Leadership Award and the Maurice Richard Trophy twice. He plays center position and captains the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League (NHL) and is dubbed as "The Next One." Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby, a professional ice hockey player from Canada, quickly replicated his junior career successes in the international arena, winning both the Mark Messier Leadership Award and the Maurice Richard Trophy twice. He plays center position and captains the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League (NHL) and is dubbed as "The Next One." Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Patrick Kane’s biggest highlights came when he became the first US-born hockey player to take home the Hart Trophy Award and the youngest to achieve the career regular-season milestone of 1,000 points. He plays professional ice hockey as a right wing in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Chicago Blackhawks and also its captain. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane’s biggest highlights came when he became the first US-born hockey player to take home the Hart Trophy Award and the youngest to achieve the career regular-season milestone of 1,000 points. He plays professional ice hockey as a right wing in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Chicago Blackhawks and also its captain. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

If you are a fan of the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League (NHL) and manages to attend any of their matches, you will quickly recognize Canada’s ice hockey goaltender Marc-André Fleury by his mask featuring a fleur-de-lis on the backplate with EFGT initials. While playing with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles as a junior, he earned the Mike Bossy Trophy and a Telus Cup. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Marc-André Fleury

If you are a fan of the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League (NHL) and manages to attend any of their matches, you will quickly recognize Canada’s ice hockey goaltender Marc-André Fleury by his mask featuring a fleur-de-lis on the backplate with EFGT initials. While playing with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles as a junior, he earned the Mike Bossy Trophy and a Telus Cup. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Connor McDavid's outstanding skills made Hockey Canada grant him the status "Exceptional Player," making him able to play major junior a year before attaining the right age to play. The professional ice hockey player plays the center position in the National Hockey League (NHL) and as Edmonton Oilers' captain. News outlets and colleagues have spotlighted him among the most incredible and best-rising stars. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid's outstanding skills made Hockey Canada grant him the status "Exceptional Player," making him able to play major junior a year before attaining the right age to play. The professional ice hockey player plays the center position in the National Hockey League (NHL) and as Edmonton Oilers' captain. News outlets and colleagues have spotlighted him among the most incredible and best-rising stars. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

While other athletes count their field success in talent and skills, America’s Auston Matthews athletic background may also have a lot in his ice hockey successes. In his childhood, he played baseball and hockey before settling for professional ice hockey. He plays the center position in the National Hockey League (NHL) and also as a captain for Toronto Maple Leafs. Before being drafted in the NHL, he played for the ZSC Lions and took home the Swiss Cup. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Auston Matthews

While other athletes count their field success in talent and skills, America’s Auston Matthews athletic background may also have a lot in his ice hockey successes. In his childhood, he played baseball and hockey before settling for professional ice hockey. He plays the center position in the National Hockey League (NHL) and also as a captain for Toronto Maple Leafs. Before being drafted in the NHL, he played for the ZSC Lions and took home the Swiss Cup. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Alex Ovechkin represents Russia in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a winger for the Washington Capitals. The professional ice hockey winger is nicknamed "the Great Eight." He won the Calder Memorial Trophy in his rookie years, the Art Ross Trophy one time, Maurice Richard Trophy nine times, Hart Memorial Trophy three times, Lester B. Pearson Award three times, a Stanley Cup, and a Conn Smythe Trophy. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Alexander Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin represents Russia in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a winger for the Washington Capitals. The professional ice hockey winger is nicknamed "the Great Eight." He won the Calder Memorial Trophy in his rookie years, the Art Ross Trophy one time, Maurice Richard Trophy nine times, Hart Memorial Trophy three times, Lester B. Pearson Award three times, a Stanley Cup, and a Conn Smythe Trophy. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Wayne Gretzky is an ex-Canadian professional ice hockey player and a head coach. He is regarded as the greatest ice hockey player ever as he popularized ice hockey in California besides breaking several international records. He was the 1978 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship top scorer and labeled "The Great One" in the National Hockey League (NHL), where he led with goals and assists. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky is an ex-Canadian professional ice hockey player and a head coach. He is regarded as the greatest ice hockey player ever as he popularized ice hockey in California besides breaking several international records. He was the 1978 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship top scorer and labeled "The Great One" in the National Hockey League (NHL), where he led with goals and assists. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Mario Lemieux is a Canadian-American former ice hockey player whose large size did not stop him from beating opponents with fakes and dekes. He was labeled "Le Magnifique" for being one of the best-gifted players in ice hockey. Mario won the Stanley Cup both as a player and as an owner of his former club, the Pittsburgh Penguins. He is credited with leading Canada to an Olympic gold medal, 2004 World Cup of Hockey Championship, and Canada Cup. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Mario Lemieux

Mario Lemieux is a Canadian-American former ice hockey player whose large size did not stop him from beating opponents with fakes and dekes. He was labeled "Le Magnifique" for being one of the best-gifted players in ice hockey. Mario won the Stanley Cup both as a player and as an owner of his former club, the Pittsburgh Penguins. He is credited with leading Canada to an Olympic gold medal, 2004 World Cup of Hockey Championship, and Canada Cup. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Jaromír Jágr was the most productive and greatest Czech and European hockey player in the National Hockey League (NHL). He plays as a right wing for the HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga (ELH), which he also owns. He has also represented several clubs in the NHL and Avangard of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and ranked number two in NHL history with the most points. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Jaromír Jágr

Jaromír Jágr was the most productive and greatest Czech and European hockey player in the National Hockey League (NHL). He plays as a right wing for the HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga (ELH), which he also owns. He has also represented several clubs in the NHL and Avangard of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and ranked number two in NHL history with the most points. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Canadian professional ice hockey player Gordie Howe is among the National Hockey League (NHL) scoring juggernauts of the century, thus nicknamed "Mr. Hockey." He played for the Detroit Red Wings, becoming a twenty-one time NHL All-Star and holding the NHL records for goals, assists, and total points until Wayne Gretzky shuttered them. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Gordie Howe

Canadian professional ice hockey player Gordie Howe is among the National Hockey League (NHL) scoring juggernauts of the century, thus nicknamed "Mr. Hockey." He played for the Detroit Red Wings, becoming a twenty-one time NHL All-Star and holding the NHL records for goals, assists, and total points until Wayne Gretzky shuttered them. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Canada's Bobby Orr is your best bet if you are looking for a defenseman who has also won the league scoring title. He started as a forward, making use of his skating abilities for ball control. Bobby is credited with revolutionizing the defenseman position thanks to his speed, playmaking abilities, and scoring prowess. The former ice hockey player played for Boston Bruins and Chicago Black Hawk in the NHL and is considered the greatest in ice hockey. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Bobby Orr

Canada's Bobby Orr is your best bet if you are looking for a defenseman who has also won the league scoring title. He started as a forward, making use of his skating abilities for ball control. Bobby is credited with revolutionizing the defenseman position thanks to his speed, playmaking abilities, and scoring prowess. The former ice hockey player played for Boston Bruins and Chicago Black Hawk in the NHL and is considered the greatest in ice hockey. Downloads online #sports #icehockey

Scotty Cranmer is an American BMX rider who landed the first ever frontflip-tailwhip in a competition. Scotty Cranmer has been sponsored by Vans since 2003 and turned professional in 2005.Scotty Cranmer is nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ and is tied with Dave Mirra for the most X Games BMX Park medals having 9 in total – 3 in gold, 3 in silver, and 3 in bronze. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Scotty Cranmer

Scotty Cranmer is an American BMX rider who landed the first ever frontflip-tailwhip in a competition. Scotty Cranmer has been sponsored by Vans since 2003 and turned professional in 2005.Scotty Cranmer is nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ and is tied with Dave Mirra for the most X Games BMX Park medals having 9 in total – 3 in gold, 3 in silver, and 3 in bronze. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Mat Hoffman is an American BMX rider known for being one of the best vert ramp riders in the history of the sport. Mat Hoffman started riding at the age of 11 years old and learned to ride BMX in his own. He is regarded as helping build the sport throughout the decades and support to other well-known BMX riders. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Mat Hoffman

Mat Hoffman is an American BMX rider known for being one of the best vert ramp riders in the history of the sport. Mat Hoffman started riding at the age of 11 years old and learned to ride BMX in his own. He is regarded as helping build the sport throughout the decades and support to other well-known BMX riders. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Dave Mirra was an American BMX rider who is known for holding the most X Games medals in the BMX Freestyle event. He joined the Haro Bikes BMX team in 1987 at the age of 13 and turned professional in 1992. Dave Mirra was primarily a vert ramp and park rider and is tied with Tony Hawk and Joe Parsons to being the fastest to reach 14 X Game medals. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Dave Mirra

Dave Mirra was an American BMX rider who is known for holding the most X Games medals in the BMX Freestyle event. He joined the Haro Bikes BMX team in 1987 at the age of 13 and turned professional in 1992. Dave Mirra was primarily a vert ramp and park rider and is tied with Tony Hawk and Joe Parsons to being the fastest to reach 14 X Game medals. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Corey Bohan is an Australian BMX rider known for being the best dirt jumper of the mid-2000s and earning 3 consecutive gold X Games medals. Corey Bohan was the first BMX athlete to achieve this accomplishment. He made his first X Games appearance in 2002. Corey Bohan has also earned 5 consecutive NOCA Cup awards for Dirt Jumper of the Year. Downloads online #sports #bmx

Corey Bohan

Corey Bohan is an Australian BMX rider known for being the best dirt jumper of the mid-2000s and earning 3 consecutive gold X Games medals. Corey Bohan was the first BMX athlete to achieve this accomplishment. He made his first X Games appearance in 2002. Corey Bohan has also earned 5 consecutive NOCA Cup awards for Dirt Jumper of the Year. Downloads online #sports #bmx