Julie Chu

Olympic Ice Hockey Player

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Julie Chu is the first Asian American woman to play for U.S Olympic Ice Hockey team.  She is a four-time Olympic medalist, winning three silver medals in 2002 (Salt Lake City), 2010 (Vancouver), and 2014 (Sochi), and one bronze 2006 in (Turin). She is tied as the second-most decorated U.S. female in Olympic Winter Games history and is a 5-time world champion.  Julie was also elected by her USA teammates to be the US Flag Bearer during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games Closing Ceremony.

Julie earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University.  She led the Crimson to three-straight NCAA championship game appearances and became Harvard’s all-time assists leader. She also won the Patty Kazmaier Award in 2007 for best Division I NCAA Women’s Hockey Player of the Year.

She was also an assistant hockey coach for the University of Minnesota-Duluth Women’s Hockey team, which won a NCAA championship in 2008. Currently, She plays for the Montreal Stars of the Canadian Women's Hockey League and is the assistant women's hockey coach at Concordia University in Montreal, QC.

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