|Born||February 5, 1982 (age 35)
North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Deidra Dionne (born February 5, 1982) is a Canadian freestyle skier. She was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. She won bronze in the 2002 Winter Olympics in freestyle aerial ski She also won the bronze medal at the 2001 and 2003 FIS World Freestyle Ski Championships.
Her health and career appeared in jeopardy on September 1, 2005; when she had a training accident that injured her neck. She came close to being paralyzed. She had to have surgery where two vertebrae in her neck were fused with a titanium plate. A bone graft needed to be taken from her right hip. Eventually she recoverred, and was able to participate in the 2006 Winter Olympics. 
Dionne graduated from the National Sport School in 1999, and then went on to pursue a Bachelor of Arts program through Athabasca University. After she finished her undergrad degree, Dionne studied law at the University of Ottawa. DD then went on to work at Goodmans LLP in Toronto as an Articling Student. She spent 10 months at the firm during 2013-2014. As of December 2015 she is director of partnership and business strategy at Cimoroni & Company, a sport marketing and consulting company.
- Profile of Deidra Dionne by the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association
- Profile of Deidra Dionne by the CBC
- "National Sport School Opens", Ski and Snowboard Canada, October 16, 2003.
- Stroup, Matt, "Crashing consequences: Teammates help Deidra Dionne overcome horrifying injury", NBC.
- Kingston, Gary, "Medallist scared but eager to take the leap once again", Vancouver Sun, October 29, 2005.
- Profile of Deidra Dionne by the Organising Committee of the XX Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games
- Official site of Deidra Dionne biography
- Dionne, Deidra (December 9, 2015). "'Amateur' a 4-letter word when referring to Olympic athletes". CBC Sports. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
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