Canada’s Tiger

Featuring Nancy Greene and downhill skiing

Induction Year: 1969
Sport: Skiing
Category: Athlete

Did You Know?

Nancy Greene won 14 individual World Cup events over a 2-year period (1967-68). The next best Canadian record is 5 wins in 10 years.

Facts

  • She was a member of the Olympic Team in 1960 and 1964 as well, as two World Championship teams 1962 and 1966.
  • She won the overall gold at the 1967 World Cup. This was the first World Cup race ever held. She Won gold and silver in the slalom events at the 1968 Winter Olympics, Grenoble, France (only the second time a Canadian won gold in an Olympic ski event).