Birthplace: Lasalle, QC
Year of Birth: 1999
Favourite Event: Uneven Bars
Sr. National Team since: 2015
Follow me on Instagram: @deydeyrousseau
In 2012, at the international Gymnix, Rousseau won silver in the All-around and on the parallel bars and placed 4th in the floor exercise and the balance beam. That same year, at the Canadian Championships, she placed 4th in the All-around event. Two years later, at the international Gymnix, Rousseau again won silver in the team All-around, placed 4th on the parallel bars, and 5th in the All-around individual. In 2015, Rousseau competed in her first senior competition at Élite Canada and placed 3rd in the All-around and on the parallel bars, and 5th on the floor exercise.
Getting into the sport: With the encouragement of her parents, she began gymnastics at the age of 3.
Most memorable moment in gymnastics: Finding out she was chosen to be part of Team Canada.
Odds and ends: Admires gymnast Nastia Liukin for her accomplishments and perseverance in sports... Loves classical music, especially violin.
Favourite Motto: Everything is possible if you believe in it.