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Field Hockey Canada
Women's National Team

Jenny JOHNSON
(née Zinkan-McGrade)


Jenny Johnson, 2000
Midfield   -   85 International Caps
Height, Weight:162cm (5'4½"), 54 kg (118 lbs)
Born:January 9, 1979
Birthplace:Duncan, British Columbia
Residence:Duncan, British Columbia
Club:Cowichan Ladies F.H.A.
Athlete Stick Sponsor
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Check Jenny's interview on the Cowichan FHC web site!

Current Occupation:
  • Teacher (currently, substitute teacher around field hockey schedule).

Field Hockey Background:
  • "I started playing field hockey in the Cowichan Valley at the age of 7. Right from the beginning I was passionate about the game, and wanted to play for Canada!"
  • 1997 British Columbia Sport's Hall of Fame Female High School Athlete of the Year

International Competitions:
Other Competitions:
  • 1995 U-21 National Championship
  • 1995 Senior National Championships
  • 1995 Western Canada Summer Games
  • 1997 Junior Indoor National Championship (1st)
  • 1999 Senior National Championship (1st)
  • 2001 Senior National Championship (2nd)
  • 2002 Senior National Championship (3rd)

Personal File:
  • Interests (outside field hockey): being outdoors, and spending time with my husband Jeff, family and friends.
  • Her father was on the Canadian national rugby squad in 1978 while her grandfather was a Canadian national ski team member in 1938 and 1939.

  • "Thrill of a lifetime" (given a chance to do anything in the world):
    win a Gold Medal at the Olympic Games.

Jenny Johnson (Zinkan-McGrade), 1999
Favorites
Other Sports: Water skiing and snow skiing
Movie: Good Will Hunting, Fugitive,
Dead Poets' Society
Book: The Red Tent, The Alchemist,
Scarlet Feather
Singer / Band: Tragically Hip, Spirit of the West,
Garth Brooks, Sarah McLachlan



"Live life to the fullest
and take advantage of opportunities."




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