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Karen Percy-Lowe to be welcomed at EPCOR Parade of Champions on February 12

Thursday, 24.01.2008 / 5:52 PM / News
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
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Karen Percy-Lowe to be welcomed at EPCOR Parade of Champions on February 12
The Edmonton Oilers and EPCOR will welcome two-time Olympic Bronze Medalist Karen Percy-Lowe to Rexall Place as part of EPCOR’s Parade of Champions on February 12 when the Oilers take on the Minnesota Wild.

Karen won her two bronze medals at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics in the Downhill and Super G events.

Karen was named to the Canadian Women's National Alpine team in 1984, and won her first Downhill race in international competition in a Europa Cup event held in Valzoldana, Italy. During her distinguished career, Karen was considered one of the top women’s alpine competitors in the world. She competed in 107 races on the World Cup circuit with 25-Top 10 finishes, four World Championships, including two Junior World Championships, and 7 consecutive Canadian National Championships from 1983-1989. She retired from the National Alpine Team in August, 1990. In 1992, Karen was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall Of Fame. She is also a recipient of the Order of Canada, the country’s highest award.

The Edmonton Oilers and EPCOR salute Canadian Bronze Medalist Karen Percy-Lowe for chasing her dreams, and following the path down the road of excellence.
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