Interesting Biography Facts
Sidney Patrick Crosby
ONS is a Canadian professional ice hockey player
August 7, 1987
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Shattuck-St. Mary's School
Sidney Crosby family members
Taylor Crosby (sister)
Is Sidney Crosby a gay/bisexual?
What is Sidney Crosby marital status?
Who is Sidney Crosby wife?
Kathy Leutner (girlfriend)
In 2011 Sidney had to miss more than 40 games because of an injury. Lots of his fans supported the player and dreamed about his comeback. His family members did everything they could to help him recover. But who are they, Sidney’s family members?
Sidney Crosby wife
Kathy Leutner and the pair have been together since 2008.
Date of birth: December 13, 1987
Although officially a handsome man Sidney Crosby is still a bachelor, girls can’t even hope to catch his heart. The NHL stellar player has been dating a beautiful leggy model Kathy Leutner since 2008. The couple keeps their relationship out of limelight, that’s why it’s not known, how they met and what plans they have for future. But no doubt, they are very close.
Kathy was born in Chantilly (a small town in the western part of Virginia). She studied at Chantilly High School. From her teens Kathy was good in sports she practiced lacrosse and even got sports scholarship to enter a University. But she didn’t use it, because after graduation from school she started modeling.
As for now, Kathy Leutner can boast not just with long-term affair with a popular hockey player, but also with appearances on the covers of several popular issues, including “Sports Illustrated” and Fitness magazine. She advertised Abercrombie & Fitch clothes too.
Who are Sidney Crosby parents?
Troy Crosby (father)
Date of birth: September 11, 1966
Very often kids copy their parents and follow their footsteps. But it’s really a surprising thing, when a son becomes much better than his father in a certain area.
Troy Crosby spent his young years in Halifax, Nova Scotia (eastern part of Canada). He was a big fan of ice hockey and soon started to play it professionally. The man performed for Verdun Juniors and at the age of 18 was drafted by Montreal Canadiens. Unfortunately, Troy could not get into the primary team and didn’t play in NHL, but he gave his love to hockey to his son.
Sidney Crosby started to play hockey at the age of 2 under supervision of his father. A year later the boy could skate perfectly. Troy Crosby managed his son’s career. At the age of 14 he took his son to CBC show. The child prodigy was noticed and at the age of 17 he was included to National Junior Team (Canada).
Sidney, who is ranked as one of the best hockey players of all times as for now, tells that the major part of his success he devotes to his father. “He is a very competitive person. He taught me to win”, the NHL star says.
Trina Forbes-Crosby (mother)
Trina lives in Pittsburg, PA, where the whole family moved after Sidney Crosby deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Trina is the biggest fan of her son, but she had never watched her son’s match in person. The woman is afraid of all shots Sidney has to stop out. But she watches his games on TV.
Sidney Crosby siblings
Taylor Crosby (sister)
Date of birth: March 16, 1996
Taylor is Sidney Crosby younger sister. She was born in Cole Harbour, NS. The girl attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s school (Minnesota). After graduation she entered St. Cloud State University (Minnesota), where she studied mass communications. The girl played ice hockey for the University team and dreamed to follow her brother’s path.
Sidney Crosby is celebrated as a talented ice-hockey player. He spent his early years in Cole Harbour, (Canada). The boy started practicing hockey at a kindergarten age and continued playing it during his years at a high school.
Being a teenager, Sidney had already gained reputation of a rising sports star in Canada. He got an invitation to play for the junior hockey team Halifax Mooseheads, but declined an offer and moved to Minnesota, USA, where he attended Shattuck-St. Mary School. There he took part in a hockey prep program.
Crosby met his big break in 2005, when he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Two years later the talented athlete was appointed as the team captain. Thus, he has become the youngest in NHL history to occupy such a position.
Interesting and fun facts
- The famous hockey player has two funny nicknames, “Sid the Kid” and “The Next One”.
- When Sid moved to USA, he resided in the house of an honored Canadian hockey player Mario Lemieux. But soon he bought a house by his own and moved there.
- Pittsburgh Penguins drafted Sid immediately after seeing him in 2005. A year later he was ranked as the Most Valuable Player of the team, having become the youngest member with such a title.
- He performs for Olympic ice hockey team in Canada. The athlete helped the Canadian team to win a gold medal in 2010.
- In 2012 the ice hockey star signed 12 year deal with Pittsburgh Penguins. Thus, he won’t retire till 2024 and that’s for sure!