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The Fast Life: Quick Questions with All-Star Renata Fast

In 2014, Renata Fast won a national championship with Clarkson University. Before she goes for this year’s Clarkson Cup with the Toronto Furies, she’s headed to the CWHL All-Star game. Get to know her in her All-Star player profile.
let's get personal
NAME: Renata Fast
TEAM: Toronto Furies
NICKNAME: Poodle, Fast
HOMETOWN: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
COLLEGE: Clarkson University
about you
WHAT DID YOU STUDY IN COLLEGE? Financial Information and Analysis
WHEN YOU WERE YOUNGER, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? An entrepreneur
WHO HAS INFLUENCED YOU THE MOST IN YOUR LIFE? My family
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT? Representing my country.
hockey
FAVOURITE HOCKEY TEAM? Toronto Maple Leafs
WHEN DID YOU FIRST START PLAYING HOCKEY? Age 9
WHAT IF YOUR FAVOURITE HOCKEY MEMORY? Winning a National Championship in 2014 with Clarkson University.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PRE-GAME RITUALS OR SUPERSTITIONS? None
WHAT IS THE STORY BEHIND YOUR JERSEY NUMBER? My older sister’s number was always #2, so I wanted to be like her but not make it obvious that I was copying her, so I grew up wearing #21 or #12.
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PERSON ON YOUR TEAM? Saunders
IF YOU COULD PLAY WITH ONE HOCKEY PLAYER, WHO WOULD IT BE? Crosby
WHAT'S YOUR PRE-GAME PUMP-UP MUSIC? Dance!
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE PRE-GAME MEAL? Salmon, mashed potatoes, green beans.
WHAT'S THE HARDEST PART OF BEING A FEMALE HOCKEY PLAYER? The stigma of women’s athletics.
the lighter side
WHAT HOGWARTS HOUSE WOULD YOU BE IN? Gryffindor!
HOW LONG WOULD YOU LAST IN THE HUNGER GAMES? Mid-pack
WHAT IS YOUR GO TO KARAOKE SONG? Up! by Shania Twain (also my go-to musical audition).
IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE? Teleporting
MOST EMBARRASSING CELEBRITY CRUSH? Nick Jonas
MOST EMBARRASSING FASHION TREND YOU GAVE INTO? Crocs
favourites
FOOD: Pizza
MOVIE: She’s The Man
TV SHOW: Suites
MUSIC: Pop/Dance
ARTIST/BAND: Justin Bieber
SONG RIGHT NOW: Cold Water
COLOUR: Purple
SPORT TO WATCH: Volleyball
LAST BOOK YOUR READ: The Power of Thinking Big
LAST PERSON YOU CALLED: Mom
this or that
morning person or night owl
Cats or dogs 🐶
🐞 Spiderman or Batman
Scary Films or Happy Endings 😀
Summer or Winter
🍫 Dark, Milk, or White Chocolate
👠 Heels, Flats, or Sneakers
🍏 iPhone or Android
Coffee or Tea
🍬 Sweet or Sour
🍪 Cookies or Cake
🎥 Movie or Book
🍔 Hamburgers or Hotdogs
Bonus: Are hotdogs sandwiches? No
💰 Money or fame
🏂 Snowboarding or skiing
📺 TV Show or Movie
🍕 Pizza or Pasta