During his 10-year career, short track speed skater Mathieu Turcotte won 3 Olympic medals and climbed numerous World Cup podiums. This Sherbrooke native began his speed skating career at age 7. He has since won gold in the relay and bronze in the 1000m events at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games.

He finished his Olympic career at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games held in Turin, Italy, where he won silver in the relay event. Mathieu retired from competitive speed skating in 2007. Today, he presides over Apex Racing Skates, the company he cofounded. 

  • 1st prize in the relay at the 2006 World Championship
  • Won 6 individual medals on the 2004-2005 World Cup circuit
  • World Cup champion in the 500m event in 2004-2005
  • Finished 2nd overall in the 2004-2005 World Cup rankings
  • Gold medallist in the relay at the 2005 World Cup
  • Won his 1st World Cup gold medal in 2004 in Bormio, Italy
  • Gold medallist in the relay and bronze medallist in the 1000m at the 2002 Olympic Games
  • Member of the gold medal winning team at the 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2005 World Championships
  • Reserve for the 1998 Canadian Olympic team