Meet a Legend: Beckie Scott

    August 1, 2013

    Canada’s Beckie Scott became the first Canadian and indeed first North American to win an Olympic Gold medal in Cross-Country Skiing at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City (USA). She followed up that success at the 2006 Olympics in Turin (ITA), winning a silver medal in the team sprint. Scott retired from skiing as an athlete following the 2006 World Cup season. She has stayed involved with the sport at the highest level as an athlete representative with both the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as well as numerous national and international charities. Scott currently lives in Canmore, Alberta (CAN) with her husband and their two children.
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    FIS Newsflash took the opportunity to interview her:

    Article Link: http://www.fiscrosscountry.com/news/meet-legend-beckie-scott-can,3964.html

     

     

    Canada’s Beckie Scott became the first Canadian and indeed first North American to win an Olympic Gold medal in Cross-Country Skiing at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City (USA). She followed up that success at the 2006 Olympics in Turin (ITA), winning a silver medal in the team sprint. Scott retired from skiing as an athlete following the 2006 World Cup season. She has stayed involved with the sport at the highest level as an athlete representative with both the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as well as numerous national and international charities. Scott currently lives in Canmore, Alberta (CAN) with her husband and their two children.


    FIS Newsflash took the opportunity to interview her:

    - See more at: http://www.fiscrosscountry.com/news/meet-legend-beckie-scott-can,3964.html#sthash.nGA47s97.dpuf

    Canada’s Beckie Scott became the first Canadian and indeed first North American to win an Olympic Gold medal in Cross-Country Skiing at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City (USA). She followed up that success at the 2006 Olympics in Turin (ITA), winning a silver medal in the team sprint. Scott retired from skiing as an athlete following the 2006 World Cup season. She has stayed involved with the sport at the highest level as an athlete representative with both the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as well as numerous national and international charities. Scott currently lives in Canmore, Alberta (CAN) with her husband and their two children.


    FIS Newsflash took the opportunity to interview her:

    - See more at: http://www.fiscrosscountry.com/news/meet-legend-beckie-scott-can,3964.html#sthash.nGA47s97.dpuf