Bronze Medal for Tremblantoise in Ultimate

International competition in Poland

Posted on September 9, 2022 by Alex Proteau

Emma Jörnnis of Tremblant won the bronze medal at the final World Junior Championships (under 20) in Poland from August 6 to 13, as well as being the top scorer of the elimination round.

Emma Jörns works in Poland.  (photo courtesy)

Emma Jörns works in Poland. (photo courtesy)

The Canadian team finished third by winning the bronze medal against Italy, 15-13, 15 to 12.

From defense to offense

After two losses in the preliminary round, the Canadian team reviewed its strategy. So Emma found herself in a more offensive role and it paid off.

We had a hard time against so many teams, because they played differently which was more strategic. We changed our offensive and defensive lines […]They noticed that I excelled on the fast side so they made me play more offensively “, she explained. In just three matches, Emma Journes scored 10 goals and three assists with a total of 13 points, the best performance in the playoffs.

These two achievements are worth mentioning due to the athlete’s short career in the Ultimate. The 17-year-old started the sport less than two years ago while working at the Ville de Mont-Tremblant day camp.

“I surprised myself. I am a little new to this, so we (me and my family) were all surprised by this result.”
– Emma Ornes

The Mont-Tremblant native wishes to continue playing Ultimate and aims to participate in the World U24 Championship (U24).

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