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JEPSEN Mollie
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Canada   
GenderWomen
Age19
Place of BirthWest Vancouver, CAN
Height1.57 m
Weight 57 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Whistler, BC, CAN
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She always loved skiing and being in the mountains.
Club / Team
Whistler Mountain Ski Club: Canada
Name of coach
Jean-Sebastien Labrie [national], CAN
General Interest
Injuries
She suffered a broken ankle in February 2017. (piquenewsmagazine.com, 23 Feb 2017)

She broke her left hand in 2011. (Athlete, 20 Apr 2011)

She has torn the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in her knee on two occasions during her career. (NPC Media Guide, 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I just want people to treat me as a normal person. I am just one of them and there is no difference." (Athlete, 20 Apr 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received a Rising Strong Award from Whistler Mountain Ski Club in British Columbia, Canada. (wmsc.info, 17 May 2017)
Other sports
She has competed in able-bodied alpine skiing. (NPC Media Guide, 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 20 Apr 2011)
Impairment
She was born missing fingers on her left hand, but has part of her thumb and small finger. (Athlete, 20 Apr 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 Downhill - Standing 1:34.60
4 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:36.22
1 2018 Super Combined - Standing 2:32.70
3 2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:25.72
2 2018 Slalom - Standing 1:59.59
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
5 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing 1:26.86
2 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing 1:24.70
2 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing 1:26.99
1 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing 1:26.97