Alexandre Despatie

Montreal Showcases Its Best | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Travel

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Despatie Calls It Quits

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Alexandre Despatie may have already begun thinking about ending his medal-filled career after he cracked his head on the diving board befor...

The End Of The Road

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada

LONDON - They've carried the Olympic load for Canada over multiple Games. For a few of them, London was their last.Triathlete Simon Whitfield, cyclist...

The Mom Behind the Olympic Athlete

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Impact
Yummy Mummy Club

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.pngCanadian Olympic Diving sensation Alexandre Despatie owes much of this success to his mom, Christiane. When he was just three weeks old, Christiane took her newborn son to a class to learn to swim -- a perfect start to a successful career in diving. Alex has won three world championships and two Olympic silver medals and has became a Canadian heartthrob.

What's In Alexandre Despatie's Suitcase?

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

We can't get enough of Alexandre Despatie. Perhaps it's because he's fought his way back from a concussion to participate in the London Olympics (s...

Men's Diving Duo Can't Deliver At London Games

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie won't be adding to his Olympic medal collection in the three-metre synchronized event.Despatie and Reuben R...

Alexandre Despatie Recovers From Head Injury With Return To Play Plan

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

After weeks of deliberation following a concussion, athlete Alexandre Despatie has been deemed fit to dive for the Canadian team in this summer's Olym...

LOOK: 9 Canadians To Watch In London

CP | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada

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Canadian Olympic Diver On Road To Recovery

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie said he's pleased with his progress since resuming physical activity last week.Despatie suffered a concus...

What Medal Will Alexandre Despatie Win?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada

Despite a minor injury in June, Alexandre Despatie will be seeking another medal at the London Olympics. The Quebec diver has silver medals from both ...

Olympian Diver Confirms He Suffered Concussion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - First he didn't, then he did.After initial reports Canadian diver Alexander Despatie didn't suffer a concussion in a diving accident last w...