List of Olympic athletes born in Thunder Bay, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Thunder Bay have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from Thunder Bay who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Thunder Bay Olympians were born in Thunder Bay, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Examples of athletes on this list include Eric Staal and Amber Peterson.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Thunder Bay?" and "Which Olympians were born in Thunder Bay?"