Brigitte Acton

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Brigitte Acton
— Alpine skier —
Born (1985-11-30) November 30, 1985 (age 32)
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Brigitte Acton (born November 30, 1985 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) is a Canadian alpine skier. Acton competed at the 2006 Winter Games, where she finished 11th in the giant slalom, 17th in the slalom, and 10th in the combined. She also competed at the 2010 Winter Games.

She finished first in Slalom in the 2006 Canadian National Championships, second in Giant Slalom and seventh in Super G.


Acton's mother, Diane Pratte, competed in the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo, Japan. Acton's father, Gordon Acton was a member of the Canadian National Ski Team, as well as her sister Lise-Marie, uncles Raymond and Michel Pratte and aunt Claude Pratte.

On September 3, 2010 Acton married NHL goaltender Mike Smith.[1][2] They have four children.


  1. ^ Cristodero, Damian (Sep 10, 2010). "Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dan Ellis laments Twitter controversy". St. Petersburg Times. BRANDON. Archived from the original on 17 September 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  2. ^ Ruicci, Peter (May 12, 2012). "Brigitte beams with pride for husband Mike Smith". Sault Star. Retrieved December 31, 2017.

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