Braydon Luscombe

Braydon Luscombe

 

A former prospect athlete who moved up to the national team in 2011 after forerunning at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, Luscombe has recorded 23 top-10 finishes at IPC World Cup races since his first World Cup season (2012).

At the 2017 World Championships, Luscombe had a top-ten finish in downhill. In the 2016-17 season, he had two sixth-place finishes.

Luscombe will take his experience and potential into his second Paralympic Winter Games set for PyeongChang, South Korea, in March 2018.

Luscombe, who says the athletes he admires most in sport are his fellow competitors and teammates, likes to road cycle in his spare time, and is known on the team for his sense of humour and flowing mullet. He is a talented artist who designs tattoos in sketchbooks that often accompany him on the road.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Sochi 2014 Paralympic team member… 2013, 2015, 2017 world championship team member… won 2016 World Cup bronze medal in downhill…

PERSONAL

He took up Para skiing at age six at the Mount Washington Alpine Resort in British Colombia. He began racing at age 11…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – downhill – 10th

2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – Super G – 11th

2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – slalom – 13th

2015 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – downhill – 9th

2014 Paralympic Winter Games – downhill – did not finish

2014 Paralympic Winter Games – Super G – did not finish

2014 Paralympic Winter Games – slalom – did not finish

2014 Paralympic Winter Games – super combined – did not finish

2013 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – Super G 14th

2013 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – downhill – 9th

2013 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships – super combined – 13th 

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2014 Sochi Paralympics Para-Alpine Skiing Downhill - Standing - Men 16
2014 Sochi Paralympics Para-Alpine Skiing Super G - Standing - Men 25