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Mathieu Bernier


SportShort Track
Born11 Jul 1995 in Montreal 
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationFinance - Concordia University: Montreal, QC, CAN
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe liked the tactical aspect of the sport.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age four in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationRETIREMENT
In March 2020 he announced his retirement from competitive short track. That year he graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada, and in December 2020 he began working as an investment analyst for an insurance company in Montreal. "I didn't think I would go where I went. I didn't think I would have the chance to experience all that I have experienced in sport. Thank you to all those who have followed me from near or far in the last 20 years. Lots of things will follow me into my next career. In particular a nasty hip pain." (LinkedIn profile, 01 Dec 2020;, 15 Sep 2020; Instagram profile, 05 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in careerCanadian short track skater Marc Gagnon. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolCanadian ice hockey player Samuel Girard. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesPlaying guitar. (Instagram profile, 31 Dec 2019)  
InjuriesHe underwent hip surgery in 2019. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)

He fractured three ribs in 2014. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay9  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m21  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m27  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m56  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m89  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m94