At 48 years old, Becky Kellar-Duke has this physical status:
Rebecca "Becky" Kellar (born January 1, 1975) is a women's ice hockey player.
She played for Burlington Barracudas in the Canadian Women's Hockey League. Kellar played defence for the Canadian women's team at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.
She also participated in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano as well as the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.
She was named to the Canadian team for the 2010 Winter Olympics and will be one of four Canadian women to participate in all four Olympic tournaments along with Hayley Wickenheiser, Jennifer Botterill and Jayna Hefford.
Kellar was the oldest player in the 2010 gold medal game.
She was the first player on the Canadian national women's hockey team to have children.
Kellar was born in Hagersville, Ontario, and began playing ringette as an infant before moving to hockey. In 1993, she competed for Team Ontario at the National Under 18 Championships. She led Team Ontario to the Gold Medal and was named Most Valuable Player. In 1998, Kellar joined the Beatrice Aeros and was active in the Esso Nationals' championship game, earning an assist.
She volunteered for the Brown Bears' women's ice hockey team in Providence, Rhode Island, from 1993 to 1997, and has an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. She played second base for the Browns while at Brown and spent second base on the softball team. She was a First Team All-Ivy League selection at softball in 1995 and 1997. In April 2005, she was inducted into the Brown Athletic Hall of Fame.
She later competed for the Burlington Barracudas of the Canadian Women's Hockey League. She was named a CWHL Top Defender and a CWHL Central All-Star in the 2007–08 and 2008–09 seasons. Kellar and three other international hockey players were announced on September 14, 2010, Hockey Canada's Kellar and three other players also resigned from international hockey.
Kellar is married and lives in Burlington, Ontario. On October 22, 2004, she welcomed her first son, Owen, and her second son, Zachary, on January 25, 2007.
Awards and honours
- CWHL Top Defender, 2007–08 and 2008–09
- CWHL First All-Star Team, 2008–09
- CWHL Central All-Stars, 2007–08
- 1996 ECAC All-Tournament team
- 1996 ECAC Honor Roll