Kimberly Joines

Name: Kimberly Joineskimberley-joines-headshot
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!

Best Result:
-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