2002 Olympic Winter Games

Staff Profile

Dr. Jim Thorne

Dr. Jim Thorne has been involved in sports medicine for 15 years and covered international hockey since 1995. He has been the team doctor for Team Canada at five World Hockey Championships, including both
the Men's Senior and Junior gold medal teams in 1997. He has covered numerous other international tournaments, among them six Spengler Cups, four Sweden Games, three Deutchland Cups and two Izvestia Cups.

Dr. Thorne has also been part of the medical staff for the Calgary Stampeders Football Club (CFL, Grey Cup Champions in 1998 and 2001) since 1997, the Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club (WHL) since 1995 and the Calgary Cannons Baseball Club (PCL-AAA) since 1991.

Dr. Thorne was named the team doctor for Canada's 2002 Men's Olympic Hockey Team on November 8, 2000. He was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta where he still resides. Dr. Thorne and his wife, Kari have one
daughter, Stine.