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Karen Percy-Lowe

Skiing Athlete - Inducted 2000

Karen Percy-Lowe stole the hearts of Canadians at the 1988 Calgary Olympics when she twice put the Canadian Maple Leaf on the podium, capturing Olympic Bronze in the Downhill and Super Giant Slalom and a fourth in the combined event. During her six-year career with the Canadian National Team, Karen Percy-Lowe compiled 45 - top 15 placings on the World Cup circuit, including a 2nd at the World Championships in Vail in 1989, and seven Canadian Championships. Since her retirement, Karen Percy-Lowe has been inducted into the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame, and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, and has received the Order of Canada.

After Induction


1988 – Order of Canada

1989 – Olympic Champion Award – Tribute to the Champions

1992 – Canadian Skiing Hall of Fame

1994 – Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

2000 – Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

2005 – Banff Sports Hall of Fame

2008 – was ‘welcomed’ at EPCOR’s Parade of Champions at the Edmonton Oilers February 12, 2008 hockey game.