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Date of birth: May 11, 1943
Nancy Greene Raine, O.C., OBC was named Canada’s female athlete of the last century by the Canadian Press and Broadcast News. She won gold and silver medals in alpine skiing at the 1968 Grenoble Olympics and overall World Cup titles in 1967 and 1968. Her total of 14 World Cup victories (including the Olympics) is still a Canadian record. During her nine-year career Nancy won a total of 17 Canadian Championship titles.
Since retiring from active competition, she has worked to promote amateur sport and ski tourism, and was instrumental in the early development of Whistler-Blackcomb and Sun Peaks. Since 1994 she has been Director of Skiing at Sun Peaks Resort. She served as Chancellor of Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops from 2004 to 2011. Ms. Greene Raine is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a member of both BC and Canada’s Sports Halls of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame. She was appointed to the Senate in January 2009.
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