Lucas Makowsky

Name: Lucas Makowsky
Sport: Long Track Speed Skating
Hometown: Regina, SK
Nickname: Luc

Favorite Sport Memory:
Stepping on the podium for the first time in an individual distance (1500m) at a 2009 World Cup event in Hamar, Norway.

Favorite Quote:
Begin each day as if it were on purpose

CAN Fund Testimonial:
CAN Fund’s support helped alleviate the financial uncertainty of being an amateur athlete. This support couldn’t have come at a better time in such an important year!

Best Result:
2010 Olympic Gold Medalist, Men’s Team Pursuit
2nd in the 1500m – World Cup in Hamar, Norway, Nov. 21, 2009

Fun Facts:

  • I enjoy wood working, and just building things in general
  • I like playing nearly every sport and being active
  • Used to play the piano
  • Have never been superstitious
  • It takes a lot to really make me mad