The 2018 Winter Olympics are underway, and Canada is making headlines around the world with its newest medalist.\nQuebecois Laurie Blouin took home a Silver medal this past weekend and she's becoming a bit of a celebrity around the country.\nREAD ALSO: 25 Free Things To Do At Montreal En Lumiere\nHere's everything you need to know abut Canada's newest Olympic medalist.\nView this post on Instagram It still seems like a dream. . To be here after a rough couple days is a feeling i cant describe. . I couldnt have done it without the love and support from my sponsors, friends and family ...💕 Love you Canada 🇨🇦 . . . . @teamcanada @canadasnowboardteam A post shared by Laurie Blouin (@laurieblouin1) on Feb 12, 2018 at 5:59am PST\n1. Cuts and bruises won't stop her.\nBlouin was carried out of training on a stretch after landing face first on the ground. She was expected to drop out of the race, but soldiered on and scored her first Olympic win beating her own odds and aggressive wind speeds causing a 75-min event delay.\n2. She's just 21 years old.\nt such a young age, Laurie Blouin has been competing since 2011. Check out her competitive standings right here.\n3. She has won multiple medals.\nLaurie Blouin has received multiple medals and titles in her short career. Most recently winning the Gold Medal at the 2017 World Competition, and finishing 1st in qualifications and 6th in the final at the Big Air event.\nView this post on Instagram I wanna do more of this❤️. Stoked on my last day of wakesurfing. Thanks for the shot and the ride @p.perron | #WakeSurf #WinterIsComing #NeverEndingSummer #Nautique #BoatLife A post shared by Laurie Blouin (@laurieblouin1) on Sep 28, 2015 at 4:00pm PDT\n4. She is a certified boarding Badass\nShe's got mad boarding skills when it comes to surf, snow, and skateboarding. I can hardly move an inch on a skateboard, myself\n5. She Really Loves to Travel\nShe even inked this love into her skin!\n6. Blouin brought home a Silver medal for Canada, but she is Quebecois\nFrom the Quebec town, Stoneham, Laurie Blouin grew up in a beautiful Quebec town lined with mountains. The perfect breeding ground for an Olympic athlete\nView this post on Instagram Happy to be home for a few days before the season starts 😁 . . . . . . #WinterIsComing #Lab A post shared by Laurie Blouin (@laurieblouin1) on Nov 1, 2017 at 1:46pm PDT\n7. Laurie Blouin is a little bit of us all\nRight down to her love for animals and her pets! Just one look through her IG and you can see this is true with all the adorable pics with her golden pup companion.\n8. Owes her career to her Brother\nBlouin notes her brother as being the main reason she got into boarding, having grown up imitating him. He may have quit, but she kept on going (all the way to the Olympics!).\n9. Beauty and the Beef\nLaurie Blouin cites her favourite restaurant as Beauty and the Beef! As a HUGE burger advocate, here we have an Olympian after my own heart. Burger date, Laurie?\n@laurieblouin1embedded via\n10. Laurie Blouin is much more than a snowboarder\nA self-proclaimed Tomboy, Blouin doesn't limit herself to the board life. Peep her IG and you'll see she enjoys Motocross, rock climbing, and other activities.