Collin Cameron Sitting Downhill
Headshot of Collin Cameron

Collin Cameron

Birthdate

Sport(s)

Para Nordic skiing

Hometown

Bracebridge, ON

Collin Cameron won three bronze medals in his Paralympic Games debut in 2018. He was third in the 7.5 kilometre and 15 kilometre in the biathlon and helped Canada to third in the open cross country relay.

Cameron first tried Para nordic skiing in November 2015 at an identification camp in Canmore, AB. He began competing in January 2016. His introduction to Nordic skiing came by chance after he saw some photos on the Sudbury Accessible Sports Council Facebook page.

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2018 Winter
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Pyeongchang, South Korea
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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2018 - triple bronze medallist at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games... Won gold at the 2017 World Cup event in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea... In 2017 he was named the Elite Athlete of the Year in Sudbury.

 

PERSONAL

….He has played ice sledge hockey for the Northern Sliders in Sudbury…He was born with arthrogryposis, a condition that causes a shortening of the lower limbs, and an under-development of muscles and tendons in the legs… Married Marley Lafreniere in 2016…

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2018 Paralympic Winter Games - biathlon 7.5 km - 3rd

2018 Paralympic Winter Games - biathlon 15 km - 3rd

2018 Paralympic Winter Games - cross country relay - 3rd

2018 Paralympic Winter Games - cross country sprint - 4th

2018 Paralympic Winter Games - cross country 15 km - 5th

2018 Para-Nordic World Cup – Oberried (GER) -cross country sprint – 3rd

2018 Para-Nordic World Cup – Oberried (GER) - biathlon distance – 5th

2017 Para-Nordic World Championships – 15 km cross country skiing – 7th

2017 Para-Nordic World Championships – 1 km cross country skiing – 4th

2017 Para-Nordic World Championships – 12.5 km biathlon – 5th

2017 Para-Nordic World Championships – 7.5 km biathlon – 12th

2017 Para-Nordic World Cup _PyeongChang – cross country sprint – 1st