Jean-Luc Brassard

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Jean-Luc Brassard
Personal information
Born (1972-08-24) August 24, 1972 (age 41)
Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada[1]
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Freestyle skiing

Jean-Luc Brassard (born August 24, 1972) is a French Canadian freestyle skier, winning the gold medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics. Brassard has been credited with popularizing the wearing of bright knee pads to show off absorption and leg position for mogul skiers to best show judges how smoothly the athlete is taking the turns. He was born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec.

In his other Olympic appearances, Brassard placed 7th in 1992, 4th in 1998 and 21st in 2002.

In 2005 he became the spokesman of Le Massif.

He is currently a radio commentator and narrator of the French version of the television documentary program How It's Made.

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