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Erin Latimer

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried skiing at age two at Craigleith Ski Club, ON, Canada. She began competing in Para alpine skiing in 2012.
Why this sport?
She followed in the footsteps of her older sister and her cousins. She was introduced to Para alpine skiing in 2012 by Gwen Binsfeld, who was a coach at the Ontario Disabled Alpine Racing Team in Canada.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Canada
Location
Panorama, BC, CAN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 08 Oct 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough." [Mario Andretti] (erinlatimer.weebly.com, 2013)
Famous relatives
In 1958 her grandfather co-founded the Craigleith Ski Club in Ontario, Canada. (paralympic.org, 08 Oct 2016)
Impairment
She was born with a congenital amputation of her right arm below the elbow. (NPC Media Guide, 2018; aoprt.ca, 30 Jan 2014)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from sport in 2018 to focus on her social sciences studies. (paralympic.org, 14 Jun 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 2014-03-10 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 8
Women's Super Combined Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 7
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 9
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Race 1 2015-03-04 6
Women's Super-G Standing Race 1 2015-03-05 7
Women's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2015-03-07 7
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-08 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-10 6
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Race 1 2017-01-25 6
Women's Super-G Standing Race 1 2017-01-26 8
Women's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2017-01-28 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-30 6
Women's Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-31 8
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final 2018-03-10 6
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2018-03-11 9
Women's Super Combined Standing Final 2018-03-13 7
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-14 12
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-18 10