Jamie Sale was born in Calgary and raised in Red Deer, Alberta. She began skating at an early age and moved into pairs figure skating by age twelve. Sale teamed up with her first partner in 1989 and competed in the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway and finished twelfth overall. Then in 1998, Sale paired up with partner David Pelletier and had a short but dynamic four year amateur career together. Sale and Pelletier became the first pair to win Worlds held in Canada since 1984 and were also awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as an outstanding Canadian athletes. Sale and Pelletier won gold at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, a huge accomplishment as the Canada had not earned an Olympic gold medal in pairs figure skating since 1960. Following their Olympic win, Sale and Pelletier began touring with Stars on Ice and were inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Olympic Hall of Fame in 2009. Later that year, Sale began her first season with CBC’s Battle of the Blades where she was paired with former NHL player Craig Simpson. The duo went on to win the competition in 2009 and married in 2012. Sale is an advocate for special needs and sits on the national board for Special Olympics and works with fellow Olympian Mark Tewksbury on the Champions Network, a group that spreads the positive word of Special Olympics.
Jamie is a Dream Building Coach and Life Mastery consultant, serving people by helping them live the life that they would love to live!