Alexa Loo

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Alexa Loo (born October 6, 1972 in Richmond, British Columbia) is a Canadian snowboarder of Chinese descent. She competed in the parallel giant slalom at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics.[1]

Alexa Loo

Season highlights[edit]

  • Loo became the first Canadian woman to earn a medal in alpine snowboarding when she won a bronze medal in the woman's parallel giant slalom (PGS) at the World Cup in Plan de Corones, Italy.
  • Finished ninth in PGS at the World Cup Lac Beau port, Quebec.
  • Gold medalist in PGS at the Nor Am Cup in Copper Mountain (Colorado).

Career highlights[edit]

  • Eighth in PGS at the 2005 World Cup, Tandadalen, Sweden.
  • 16th in PGS at the 2005 World Cup in Sapporo-Makomanai, Japan.
  • 17th in PGS at the 2005 World Cup in Bardonecchia, Italy.
  • Silver medalist in parallel slalom at the 2005 NorAm Cup PSL, Sun Peaks, British Columbia.
  • 14th in PGS at the 2004 World Cup, Soelden, Austria.
  • Finished 20th overall in the PGS at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy.


Loo served as the athlete representative to the International Ski Federation (FIS) and for many years sat on the board of directors of AthletesCAN [2] - the association of Canada's national team athletes. She graduated from the University of British Columbia, where she competed as both a rower and swimmer for the Thunderbirds, in 1994.[3]

Loo was elected as a city councillor for the City of Richmond in the 2014 Civic Elections.


  1. ^ Olympic results
  2. ^ AthletesCAN website - Prior Board Members List
  3. ^ Drexhage, Glenn. "Hooked on racing: Grad's grace under pressure". UBC Reports. University of British Columbia. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 

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