Canada’s Joannie Rochette found the strength within to capture the bronze in women’s figure skating, just four days after the death of her mother.
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Joannie Rochette, Canada’s top female figure skater, was given the shocking news that her mother, Therese Rochette, died of a heart attack Sunday morning, two days before she was scheduled to compete in the women’s figure skating event.
Joannie Rochette has been working harder than ever to not let a precious opportunity at an Olympic podium pass her by the second time around. Rochette, who placed 5th at Torino, needs to make…