Joan Elizabeth Reid

Even before rowing competitively, Joan Reid was an accomplished Para-Nordic skier. Rowing out of Vernon, B.C. with coach Martin George, this is Reid’s comeback year in the arms and shoulders women’s single event of Paralympic rowing.

Reid last competed internationally in rowing in 2007.This year In the spring of 2012, she qualified for the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the final chance regatta in Serbia in the spring of 2012, and is excited to again represent her country in rowing. London is Reid’s first Paralympic Games.

Off the water, she enjoys kayaking, cycling, researching family history and travelling. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from Trinity Western University and a Diploma in Business Administration from the College of New Caledonia in Prince George.

Key Results
2012 – 1st, ASW1x, World Cup, Belgrade, Serbia.
2012 - 3rd, ASW1X, International Adaptive Regatta, Gavirate, Italy.
2007 – 8th, ASW1X, World Championships, Munich, Germany

2007 – 2nd, World Cup, Para-Nordic skiing, Mt Washington, USA.
2007 – 2nd, World Cup, Para-Nordic skiing, Mt Washington, USA.


Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Rowing Single Scull - Women 6