Karen Percy

Karen Percy Lowe (born October 10, 1966) is a Canadian former alpine skier. She was born in Banff, Alberta. She won 2 bronze medals in skiing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, where she was Canada's flag bearer in the closing ceremony.[1] Until her retirement from the National team in August 1990, she competed in 107 races on the World Cup circuit with 25-top 10 finishes, four World Championships including two Junior World Championships, and 7 consecutive Canadian National Championships from 1983 to 1989.

Karen Percy
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1966-10-10) October 10, 1966 (age 54)
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Years active1979–1990
Sport
Country Canada
SportAlpine skiing

HonoursEdit

In 1988, she was a recipient of Canada's highest award when she became a Member of the Order of Canada, followed, in 1989, by an Olympic Champion award at The Tribute to the Champions.

Personal lifeEdit

Percy is married to former Edmonton Oilers player, and current Director of Hockey for the Edmonton Oilers, Kevin Lowe. Their son Keegan is a defense man in the AHL for the Bakersfield Condors.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1988 Calgary". Canadian Olympic Committee. 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2014.

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