Born in Kuwait and travelled extensively with parents’ career in oil industry … Citizen of both Britain and Canada … Siblings include Louise (32) and Jennifer (24) … Competed in soccer at Junior National level and Track & Field … Excelled as triple jumper at University of Texas in Austin … Graduated with BSc. in Kinesiology and has worked as personal trainer … Idols include Steve Prefontaine and Sergey Bubka … Pre-competition rituals include painting nails black and wearing corn rows or speed braids … Favourite quote is: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
2009-10: Won silver in Altenberg, GER (12/19/09) and has three other top-5 finishes.
2008-09: Finished fourth at WC … Won two World Cup gold at start of season in Winterberg, GER (11/29/08) and Igls, AUT (12/12/08) … Suffered rib injury which affected results in second half of season.
2007-08: Finished third in Overall World Cup standings … Never finished below fourth in eight races with five podium finishes, including gold in Calgary (11/30/07) and Cesana, ITA (01/19/08), silver in Lake Placid, USA and Cortina, ITA and bronze in St. Moritz, SUI … Finished fourth at WC.
2006-07: Had three podium finishes and five fourth-place finishes in World Cup competition … Finished fourth in Overall World Cup points … Finished 6th at WC.
2005-06: Raced to three World Cup podium finishes … Finished fourth at Olympic Winter Games with Heather Moyse, just 5/100th of a second behind Germany.
2004-05: With brakeman Heather Moyse, became first Canadian women’s sled to win World Cup race, finishing first in St. Moritz, SUI … Finished season with five podium results, second in Overall World Cup points … Finished 12th at WC.
2003-04: In first season as pilot, competed in four World Cup races … Had eighth place finish at WC.
Finished just off podium, fourth, at 2006 Olympic Winter Games … Competed in five WC with two fourth-place finishes … Had most successful World Cup season in 2007-08, recording eight top-four World Cup finishes.
World Championship (WC) Results
2009 (Lake Placid, USA): 4th
2008 (Altenberg, GER): 4th
2007 (St. Moritz, SUI): 6th
|Vancouver 2010||Bobsleigh||Two-Man - W||Silver|
|Turin 2006||Bobsleigh||Two-Man - W||4|
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