Biography

Persistence, resilience and determination are characteristics that describe three-time Olympic medalist and World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond. She is an elegant skater, who delivered a stylish short program and a strong and powerful free skate in the ladies competition at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Dance Spirit Magazine wrote, “Dressed as the black swan Odile, Osmond bourréed, arabesqued, and generally flew across the ice to snag a well-deserved bronze.”

“When I hit my ending position I didn't want it to end,” Osmond said.

“It is only the sixth time a Canadian woman has ascended the podium at the Olympics, adding Osmond’s name to a roster of greats: Barbara Ann Scott, Petra Burka, Karen Magnussen, Elizabeth Manley and Joannie Rochette,” wrote Grant Robertson in the Toronto Globe and Mail. “On the day that Canada achieved its best medal count ever at the Winter Olympics, it was Osmond—with the 27th medal—who put her country over the top.”

All the more impressive, it was Osmond’s second medal of the Games in PyeongChang. She also won gold in the team event, a stupendous triumph after coming back from a near career-ending injury. A month later, Osmond capped her competitive career by winning gold at the World Championships. In recognition of those accomplishments, Osmond received the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador (she was born and spent her childhood in the province) and a portion of a local highway was officially renamed Osmond Way. Icenetwork.com honored her as one of the top stories of the 2017-18 season.

“When I was younger, I was told you can accomplish whatever you put your mind to, but I didn’t really believe it,” said Osmond. “I skated because I wanted to feel proud of how I was on the ice. After coming back from injury I told myself I was going to push myself for the next two years because I wanted to feel the way I wanted to feel on the ice. The way I felt led to medals.”

When Osmond emerged on the senior scene in 2012, she was the amazing skater everyone in Canada hoped for but almost no one saw coming. Only sixth in juniors in 2011, Osmond made her senior debut by winning the short program at the 2012 Canadian Championships and finishing third overall. Later that year, she won her senior international debut, Nebelhorn Trophy, and then cemented her position in the world order by claiming her first Grand Prix event, Skate Canada.

In 2013, Osmond secured her place in Canadian skating history by winning her first senior title, which she defended in 2014. Part of the Canadian team that won silver in the inaugural Olympic team competition at the 2014 Sochi Games, Osmond proved not only her talent, but also her competitive poise when called upon to step up.

Unfortunately, an injury to her right leg in September 2014 derailed her season and threatened her skating career. As she underwent two surgeries, she considered retiring from the sport. Instead, it made her stronger—focused on the best possible preparations and training. Having to relearn her jumps from scratch, Osmond developed a new consistency.

She also developed a fresh perspective, saying she derived her greatest sense of accomplishment by skating well. Quite the change from her earliest days in the sport when she approached competitions with a hyper attitude. She credits longtime coach Ravi Walia with providing her focus, confidence, calmness and perspective.

Having officially retired from competitive skating in June 2019, Osmond is now focused on the next phase of her life, in which she will combine performing in ice shows with coaching. This spring, she will tour with Stars on Ice, an opportunity to perform alongside long-time Canadian teammate Patrick Chan as well as Canadian and World Champions Kurt Browning and Elvis Stojko.

In between shows, Osmond has experienced life outside of skating. After spending some post-Olympic time with family and friends in Edmonton, she struck out on her own, moving to Brantford, Ontario. Big cities are fun to visit, so Osmond appreciates being only an hour from Toronto, but she loves the quiet vibe of Brantford, where she shares a house with two dogs, a cat and two friends.

She’s begun coaching and has started a developmental program in Newfoundland, her home province. “Trying to build an excitement in skating in Newfoundland and make them more knowledgeable,” said Osmond.

As a child, she discovered her love of skating in Newfoundland. Her family relocated to Edmonton as she and her sister, a former competitive skater, progressed in the sport. Now, it’s her goal to cultivate the resources in Newfoundland so skaters who don't want to move can stay home and develop their athletic talents. Her lifelong friend Matthew Power, a coach in St. John’s, Newfoundland, is working closely with Osmond on this project. She’s calling on contacts built as a top athlete to propel the ideas forward. A series of skating clinics has already begun.

“I’m trying to change that stigma that we have to leave Newfoundland to be able to be a good athlete,” said Osmond, who has done extensive research on the province. “It might take a while and take a lot of learning and discipline, but the resources are there.”

Osmond has also proven to be popular with commercial sponsors. Nulu, a new pet food brand taking on the Canadian market, featured her as part of its “We Decide” ad campaign. The focus is pet owners making healthy choices for their pets. In addition to broadcasts, the campaign included point-of-sale displays, social media, print and digital.

Looking toward the future, Osmond hopes to go to university to study broadcast journalism.

Fans can follow Osmond on social media, Twitter @Kaetlyn_23 and Instagram @kaetkiss, where she details the new elements in her life.

Competitive Results

World Championships

1st

2018

Winter Olympics

3rd

2018

Winter Olympics

1st (Team)

2018

Canadian Championships

2nd

2018

Grand Prix Final

3rd

2017

Skate Canada

1st

2017

Autumn Classic

1st

2017

World Championships

2nd

2017

Four Continents

4th

2017

Canadian Championships

1st

2017

Grand Prix Final

4th

2016

Cup of China

2nd

2016

Skate Canada

2nd

2016

Finlandia Trophy

1st

2016

Canadian Championships

3rd

2016

NHK Trophy

6th

2015

Skate Canada

11th

2015

World Championships

11th

2014

Winter Olympics

13th

2014

Winter Olympics Team Event

2nd

2014

Canadian Championships

1st

2014

ISU World Figure Skating Championships

8th

2013

Canadian Championships

1st

2013

Skate Canada International

1st

2012

Nebelhorn Trophy

1st

2012

Canadian Championships

3rd

2012

Canadian Junior Championships

6th

2011

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships

10th

2010

Canadian Junior Championships

3rd

2010

Canadian Junior Championships

1st

2009

Canadian Junior Championships

3rd

2008

Canadian Junior Championships

5th

2007

Canadian Junior Championships

1st

2006

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SCOTIABANK CENTRE

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May 1, 2020 - 7:30pm  

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