Name: Kimberly Joines
Sport: Para-Alpine Skiing
Hometown: Rossland, BC
Favourite Sports Memory: Winning the overall World Cup Globe in 2007/2008
How you got involved in your sport: After injuring myself on a snowboard, I knew that my best option for high level competition in a ski related sport was to become a sit skier and a racer, so I began to pursue it immediately.
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: The day I sustained my spinal cord injury.
Favourite Quote: “There is no formula for success… except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings”
CAN Fund Testimonial: Thanks CAN Fund for making it possible for me to reach the next level!
-Overall World Cup Title 2007/2008
-2009 Down Hill World Champion
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: REFLECTION
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My Dad. He taught me to always strive to be the best, and compete at the highest level possible… no matter what sport or activity.
Fun Facts: I have broken more bones than I’ve had birthdays