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In their own words: Canadian Olympic hopefuls

In 100 days Canadian athletes will proudly don the Maple Leaf in Sochi. Meet some of the hopefuls and read their thoughts.

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Canadian mogul skiers Justine (L) and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian slope style Mark McMorris is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Halfpipe skier Rosalind Groenewoud is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian ski jumper Atsuko Tanaka is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian alpine skier Erin Mielzynski is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Moguls skiing Alex Bilodeau is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Meaghan Mikkelson Canadian Hockey is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian curler Jeff Stoughton is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Snowboard cross Maelle Ricker is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond is pictured with a Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian women two-man bobsleigh team Kaillie Humphries (L) and Chelsea Valois are pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian skeleton athlete Mellisa Hollingsworth is pictured with a Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian freestyle skier Dara Howell is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Snowboard cross Dominique Maltais is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Marie-Michele Gagnon Canadian Alpine skiing is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian long track speed skater Denny Morrison is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Josh Dueck para-alpine skier is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian freestyle skier Kelsey Serwa is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin is pictured with Polaroid camera during Canadian olympics media day in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 13 2013.

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