Biography:

Shannon Westlake will be competing in her first major multi-sport Games at TORONTO 2015. She made her ISSF World Cup debut at the 2013 stop in Fort Benning where she finished 42nd in the 10m air rifle and 45th in the 50m rifle 3 positions. In 2014 she competed at her first Continental American Championships, cracking the top-10 in the 50m rifle 3 positions. Westlake finished third at the 2014 Canadian Championships.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Terry Carlton and Colette Gionet… Younger brother Robin… Husband Peter… Son William (born September 2013)… Getting into the Sport: Started shooting at age 12 with the Canadian Cadet Organizations… Outside Interests: Earned Bachelor of Health Studies from York University (2010) and Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University (2013)… Enjoys cross country skiing, kayaking, cycling… Works with the Canadian Cadet Organization as a Cadet Instructors Cadre… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “Success is a journey, not a destination.”

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

CAT: 2014 – 10th (50m riddle 3x), 38th (10m air rifle)