Chicoutimi native, Lysanne Richard was awarded Female Athlete of the Year by FINA in December 2016. She also won the 2016 FINA Women’s World Cup in Abu Dhabi. She has podium finishes at the RedBull Cliff Diving with two wins, three seconds and a third place in the 2015 and 2016 circuits. She had to miss the competition in 2017 due to injury, but she is back in 2018 and already has a victory and a third place finish under her belt this season. A trained circus performer, she graduated from the National Circus School in 2004 and worked at Cirque du Soleil and for the 7 doigts de la main for more than 10 years. A mother of three, she loves to share her passion for sports and is a passionate lecturer. She is well represented in the media, haven written several blogs for TVA Sport and the Olympic Park and since 2015, has also been a specialist analyst for the RedBull Cliff Diving broadcasts on TVA Sport and TVA Sport 2.