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Cristy Nurse
  • Born: 12/05/1986
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 74kg
  • Birthplace: Georgetown, ON

Nurse is a two-time World Championships silver medalist winning back-to-back medals in the women’s eight in 2010 and 2011.


She began rowing in 2006 while interning at a Mississauga, Ontario firm because the Don Rowing Club was close by. Nurse graduated with Honours, Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph, where she played a year of varsity basketball, and has now put her final year of Law degree studies at the University of Ottawa on hold while she trains with the national team in London, Ontario.


Born in Georgetown, Ontario, Nurse was raised on her parent’s dairy farm (Monteith Holsteins) and grew up splitting her time competing on various sport teams and showing cattle and horses at competitions across the country, In the March 12, 2012 issue of Sportnet Magazine, she was named of the “30 Most Beautiful Athletes on the Planet.”


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