All professions in the world require attention and dedication but some demand it very highly. One among such profession is of a sportsperson as he/she has to carry the responsibilities of country’s pride on their shoulders. Holding sportsman’s spirit is not an easy job but some sportsperson does it in such a manner that their names become permanently inked on million hearts. One among such sportsmen is Sidney Crosby- an ice hockey player of Canada. He was born on 7th of August 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ‘Morning shows the day’, similar to this proverb Sidney started practicing hockey at an early age of 2 years and learned skating by three. Crosby was a hero of minor hockey too, as for his wiki he gave the first interview at 7 to one newspaper. In his junior career of QMJHL, he scored 54 goals and 81 assists just over 59 games.
Bio and age
According to Sidney’s bio, his age is 30 as in 2017 and the handsome hunk looks awesomely fit. Currently, he serves as a captain of Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League (NHL). After having a highly successful career in his minors and junior, he became the most regarded draft picks among entire history. In his first ever NHL season, he kept good records with 102 points and was also nominated for Calder Memorial Trophy. He became only teenager player to receive the prestigious Art Ross Trophy. In that same season, he also won a Hart Memorial Trophy meant for the most valuable player in a league. In 2007- 2008 season he became the captain of his team and took it to 2008 Stanley Cup Finals. At that instant, Crosby became the youngest captain till date in Stanley Cup. 2016 and 2017 again brought a bunch of success to him with his second win of Hart Memorial Trophy and Art Ross Trophy plus third Ted Lindsay award. His team Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup simultaneously in the years 2016 and 2017. Not only that much he also won the Conn Symthe Trophy consecutively in 2016 and 2017 after his mentor Mario Lemieux. Further concentrating, his wiki gives us information that he won gold at 2005 World Junior Championships. In 2014 winter Olympics Sidney was the captain for team Canada where they received a gold medal. In the 2015 world championships to Crosby led his country to a gold medal. In 2016 also he led his country to gold in the World Cup of Hockey. He is the only player to become a captain of all three winning teams.
Sidney Crosby’s girlfriend
Sidney Crosby’s girlfriend is Kathryn Launter who is a famous catalog model. The wonderful pair is dating since 2008, but their love life has taken limelight just a few times ago. Many people thought the focused player was single until they knew about his relationship with Kathryn. The model is not engaged on any Social Medias as she also loves to keep her personal life away from any such scandalous News. Kathryn started her modeling career at 18; it’s very surprising that being a super model also she is able to keep herself away from media and public eye.
All of us easily can guess that Sidney has a sophisticated lifestyle by seeing his popularity, fame, and winning potential. He is one among the highest earning hockey players with an estimated net worth of 30 million US dollars. It’s known that his one season contract with Pittsburgh Penguins is worth 8.7 million US dollars. He doesn’t have much time for himself but whenever gets a chance enjoys it fully. So along with a busy, hustling and bustling professional life, he maintains some personal time to spend it in calmly.