Lauren Woolstencroft, athlete

Lauren Woolstencroft

Inducted in 2015    

Lauren Woolstencroft (Banff, Alta, originally from Calgary, Alta., coached by Jean-Sébastien Labrie) para-alpine skiing: A three-time Paralympian (2002, 2006, 2010), Woolstencroft won eight gold medals, one silver, and one bronze at the Paralympic Games over her career. At the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games, Woolstencroft became the first Canadian winter Paralympian to win five gold medals at a single Games and was named Canada's flag bearer for the closing ceremony. For the last two years she has been following another passion and running a coffee shop in Banff called Whitebark Café, which is based out of the Aspen Lodge.