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Meghan Montgomery elected to CPC Athlete Council

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Meghan Montgomery (second from left) winning gold at the 2010 World Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro, New Zealand.

Meghan Montgomery, a two-time Paralympian and a member of the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s (CPC) Athlete Council since 2009, has been re-elected.

Montgomery competed in both the Beijing and London Paralympic Games in the Leg/Trunk/Arms mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+) crew.  She also won a world title in the same event at the 2010 World Championships.

The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is a non-profit, private organization with 25 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic Movement.

The CPC’s vision is to be the world’s leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games.

Montgomery, along with the other elected members of the Athlete Council, will act as the athlete voice to the CPC Board of Directors and its various committees.

Montgomery retired from competitive sport following the London Games.  She now teaches mathematics and coaches rowing at Shawnigan Lake School, on Vancouver Island.

Learn more about the new Para-rowing Center opening January 2nd, 2015 at Elk Lake, in Victoria, BC.

 

Douglas Vandor

Communications and Media Relations Assistant | Adjoint aux Communications et aux Relations avec les médias

Rowing Canada Aviron

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