Road To The Olympic Games

Faces of Tomorrow

Chelaine McInroy

Chelaine McInroy is working towards qualifying to compete for Canada at the world championships.
McInroy has big hopes to compete in giant slalom and slalom at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics 2:08

National Sport Federation: Alpine Canada

Sport Discipline: Para-Alpine

Event: SL/GS 

Hometown: Armstrong, BC

Date of Birth: 26-Mar-94

Coach: John Newton

"My dream is to bring home a gold medal for Canada at the Paralympic Games."

How long have you worked with your coach?

"I have trained with the current coach of BCPAST,  John Newton, for one full season and will continue to work with him this upcoming ski season."

What makes your coach special?

"I have thrived as an athlete while training with John because he pushes my limits to enhance my performance,  yet he is also very supportive in other aspects of our training."

How did you get involved in your sport?

"Originally I started out with my local adaptive program so I could ski with the rest of my family. I progressed quickly and became very competitive. The BC coach noticed my skills almost immediately and I was invited to train with BCPAST the next season."