Nancy Greene Exercise Science Jae Kim
Nancy Greene <ul><li>Nancy Greene was born May 11, 1943 in Ottawa, Ontario. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Senator for British...
Early Life of Nancy… <ul><li>At the age of three, Nancy Greene's family moved to Rossland, British Columbia (mountainous a...
About Nancy <ul><li>she won the Canadian ski championship six times and the United States championship, three times </li><...
<ul><li>Nancy Greene and her husband Al Raine were instrumental in the early development of the Whistler-Blackcomb Resort ...
<ul><li>Over the years, Nancy Greene has been the recipient of numerous awards including her country's highest civilian ho...
Major Awards <ul><li>National ski team member, 1959 to 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>Six-time Canadian champion </li></ul><ul><...
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  • 1. Nancy Greene Exercise Science Jae Kim
  • 2. Nancy Greene <ul><li>Nancy Greene was born May 11, 1943 in Ottawa, Ontario. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Senator for British Columbia and a champion alpine skier voted as Canada’s Female Athlete of the 20 th century </li></ul>
  • 3. Early Life of Nancy… <ul><li>At the age of three, Nancy Greene's family moved to Rossland, British Columbia (mountainous area and the site of the first ski competition ever held in Canada in 1897) </li></ul><ul><li>Greene began at a young age and while in high school she competed in the Canadian Junior Championships </li></ul>
  • 4. About Nancy <ul><li>she won the Canadian ski championship six times and the United States championship, three times </li></ul><ul><li>In 1967, Nancy Greene broke the European domination of the sport, becoming the first skier to win the World Cup </li></ul><ul><li>In 1968 she won the World Cup title again plus at the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Nancy Greene and her husband Al Raine were instrumental in the early development of the Whistler-Blackcomb Resort in Whistler, British Columbia, and then later to the development and promotion of skiing at Sun Peaks Resort </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy is Director of Skiing at Sun Peaks Resort and skis almost every day </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to the promotion of her sport, for more than 30 years the Nancy Greene Ski League has been an important entry-level race program for young children. </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Over the years, Nancy Greene has been the recipient of numerous awards including her country's highest civilian honor, the Order of Canada </li></ul><ul><li>She has been honored with the naming of &quot;Nancy Greene Provincial Park&quot; and &quot;Nancy Greene Lake&quot; in the Monashee Mountains of British Columbia's Kootenay region </li></ul><ul><li>In 1999 her name was engraved in Canada’s Walk of Fame and she was voted Canada’s female athlete of the century in a survey of newspaper editors and broadcasters conducted by The Canadian Press and Broadcast News. </li></ul>
  • 7. Major Awards <ul><li>National ski team member, 1959 to 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>Six-time Canadian champion </li></ul><ul><li>Three-time United States champion </li></ul><ul><li>Word championship team member, 1962, 1966 </li></ul><ul><li>World Cup women's champion 1967, 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic team member, 1960, 1964, 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>1968 Winter Olympics gold medal (giant slalom) and silver medal (slalom) </li></ul><ul><li>Coach of the Canadian ski team, 1968 to 1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Officer of the Order of Canada (Canada’s highest civilian honor) </li></ul><ul><li>Order of British Columbia (British Columbia's highest citizen award) </li></ul><ul><li>Order of the Dogwood (British Columbia's highest civilian award) </li></ul><ul><li>Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's Outstanding Athlete of the Year, 1967, 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>B'nai B'rith woman of 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Sports Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>United States National Ski Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Canada's Walk of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Canada's Female Athlete of the 20th Century </li></ul>

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