Ice hockey player Julie Chu (second right) with United States team members after missing out on a gold medal against Canada at the Sochi Games in 2014. Photo: Reuters Ice hockey player Julie Chu (second right) with United States team members after missing out on a gold medal against Canada at the Sochi Games in 2014. Photo: Reuters
Ice hockey player Julie Chu (second right) with United States team members after missing out on a gold medal against Canada at the Sochi Games in 2014. Photo: Reuters

Chinese-American ice hockey trailblazer Julie Chu hopes to make sport ‘more visible for minorities’ in women and AAPI community

  • The four-time Olympic medallist recalls Chinese heritage and thanks parents for allowing her into male-dominated sport
  • ‘I realised how important it is for girls and Asian and Pacific Islanders to have great role models to aspire to,’ she says

Topic |   NHL (National Hockey League)
Ice hockey player Julie Chu (second right) with United States team members after missing out on a gold medal against Canada at the Sochi Games in 2014. Photo: Reuters Ice hockey player Julie Chu (second right) with United States team members after missing out on a gold medal against Canada at the Sochi Games in 2014. Photo: Reuters
Ice hockey player Julie Chu (second right) with United States team members after missing out on a gold medal against Canada at the Sochi Games in 2014. Photo: Reuters
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