October 2014

A recent article in the Toronto Sun talks about Jan Hudec’s Olympic journey and Athlete Factory Founder Paul Balsom’s contributions to his success.

Besides his Olympic medal, Jan Hudec has landed on the WC podium five times during his career. But he’ll likely always be best known for his performance in Sochi, partly because leading up to the event it was touch and go whether he would even be able to compete at the Olympics. But Hudec persevered and ended the 20-year Olympic medal drought for the Canadian alpine ski team. Hudec said he feels stronger than he has in many seasons — the result of a strength regimen designed by Calgary trainer Paul Balsom.

” I think I’m stronger than I’ve ever been which I hope can translate into some good skiing.” Jan Hudec