Swiss goalie trains like clockwork
By Rachel Brady, The Globe and Mail
Originally Published: 21 March 2013
Florence Schelling has logged a lot of air miles to stop pucks from the best female hockey players in the world.
A year out from her third Olympic appearance, the Swiss goaltender decided to elevate her game by playing in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League this season, the elite playing grounds for some of the best Olympic stars from Canada and the United States. This week, she finds herself between the pipes as the Brampton Thunder’s starting goalie at the championship tournament in Markham, vying for the Stanley Cup of the women’s game, the Clarkson Cup. Schelling has gone to huge lengths to get here, driven by her passion to succeed internationally as the North Americans do… Click here to read on