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Women's National Team


Sarah Forbes, 2002
Goalkeeper   -   87 International Caps
Height, Weight: 160 cm (5'4"), 71 kg (155 lbs)
Born:January 11, 1973
Birthplace:Victoria, British Columbia
Residence:Fredericton, New Brunswick
Club:Hurricanes (Toronto)
Goalkeeping equipment sponsor:

Current Occupation:
  • Paramedic - Toronto EMS
  • Assistant Coach, York University field hockey team

Field Hockey Background:
  • "I started playing in 1989 in high school as a field player. Because of my bad knees, I changed to goalkeeper and that same summerI went on to win a Gold Medal at the Canada Games with Team New Brunswick!"
  • Played for York University from 1991 to 1997, winning the Gail Wilson Award for Player of the Year in 1997.

International Competitions:
Points of Interest:
  • Interests (outside field hockey): fishing, ice hockey, cooking, rollerblading, going to movies and dinner with friends.

  • "Opportunity of a lifetime" (given a chance to do anything in the world): write a book, it could be a very gratifying and liberating experience.

Sarah Forbes, 1997
Other Sports: Ice hockey
Female Athlete: Marnie McBean
Male Athlete: Wayne Gretzky
Food: Seafood, lobster, shrimp
Drink: Cranberry juice and Sprite
Country Visited: Cape Town, South Africa
Hobby: Cooking
Actress: Jodi Foster
Actor: Tom Hanks
Movie: Rudy
TV Show: Trauma Life in the ER / Law and Order
Book: Tuesdays with Morrie
Singer / Band: Great Big Sea

"Be a first rate version of yourself,
not a second rate imitation of someone else."

"Dream as if you'll play forever; play as if you'll die today."

Goalkeeping equipment sponsor:

Adidas     DITA
Equipment Sponsors of the Canadian National Teams

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