Her parents are Tom, a phys-ed teacher, and Marilyn. She has a brother named Ross and a sister named Jane. Wickenheiser lives in Calgary with her boyfriend, Tomas, and their son, Noah. Doug Wickenheiser, the first overall pick in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft, was her cousin. He died of cancer in 1999.
Wickenheiser has been studying for a degree in kinesiology and has expressed a desire to attend medical school after she is finished playing hockey. On July 15, 2011 her hometown of Shaunavon named the new 14 million dollar recreational complex after her, Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre. On June 30, 2011, she was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011 by Governor General David Johnston.
Hayley is the author of Gold Medal Diary – Inside the World's Greatest Sports Event, outlining her training with Team Canada and the events leading up to, during, and following the 2010 Olympic Games.
Read more about this topic: Hayley Wickenheiser
Other articles related to "personal, personal life, life":
... appears in the autobiographical volume, A Personal Record (1912), where Conrad writes "If I had not got to know Almayer pretty well it is almost certain there would never have been a line ... whenever in harbour." Neither the pathetic Almayer of A Personal Record nor the tragic Almayer of Almayer's Folly have much in common with the real Olmeijer ... Given Conrad's negligible personal acquaintance with the peoples of the Malay Archipelago, why does this area loom so large in his early work? (Leaving aside The Rescue, whose ...
... John's personal life impacted heavily on his reign ... that chroniclers also reported John's personal interest in the life of St Wulfstan of Worcester and his friendships with several senior clerics, most especially with Hugh of Lincoln ...
... During the 1954 shooting of their film Dial M for Murder Milland and his co-star, Grace Kelly, were reported to have had an affair which almost destroyed both their careers ... The scandal was kept secret with the aid of the movie's studio, Warner Bros ...
Famous quotes containing the words life and/or personal:
“Then think I thus: sith such repair,
So long time war of valiant men,
Was all to win a lady fair,
Shall I not learn to suffer then,
And think my life well spent to be,
Serving a worthier wight than she?”
—Henry Howard, Earl Of Surrey (1517?1547)
“The personal touch between the people and the man to whom they temporarily delegated power of course conduces to a better understanding between them. Moreover, I ought not to omit to mention as a useful result of my journeying that I am to visit a great many expositions and fairs, and that the curiosity to see the President will certainly increase the box receipts and tend to rescue many commendable enterprises from financial disaster.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)