Lindsey McDonald

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW8

Further personal information

Residence
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
University of Victoria: Canada

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began para-Nordic skiing in late 2014.
Why this sport?
Someone she met in a coffee shop introduced her to the British Columbia para-Nordic skiing programme in Canada.
Club / Team
Nordic Racers: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Name of coach
Robin McKeever [national], CAN

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Canada
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Finsterau, GER

General interest

Most influential person in career
Canadian para-Nordic skiers Mark Arendz and Brittany Hudak. (rmoutlook.com, 02 Dec 2015)
Impairment
She was born missing the lower half of her left arm. (rmoutlook.com, 02 Dec 2015)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has also studied at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, Canada. (Facebook profile, 21 Aug 2016)