Karen Percy

Karen Percy ( born October 10, 1966 in Banff, Alberta) is a former Canadian alpine skier.


Your first podium place went to the then almost 20 -year-old Percy in the departure of Sunshine ( CAN), in 1986 with the start number 30

At the Olympic Games in Calgary in 1988, she won in the vicinity of their home bronze in the downhill ( behind Marina Kiehl and Brigitte Oertli ) and Super- G ( behind Sigrid Wolf and Michela Figini ). As Fourth she missed in the Alpine combined a medal just barely. In the World Ski Championships 1989 in Vail, she was vice-world champion in downhill behind Maria Walliser.

A World Cup victory they never realized. As Bestresultate they scored four second places:

  • Departure from Zinal (SUI ), 1988
  • Super -G of Lake Louise (CAN ), 1989
  • Combination of Mellau (AUT ), 1989
  • Combination of Grindelwald ( SUI ), 1989

Although she was a specialist in the speed disciplines, they also reached in the giant slalom and the slalom ranks among the top 10, your retirement from ski racing announced in 1990. In the course of her career she was seven times become Canadian champion (departure in 1986, Super-G 1985-1988, Giant Slalom in 1988 and 1989).