Karen Percy

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Karen Percy
Medal record
Women's Alpine skiing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Calgary Downhill
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Calgary Super-G
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1989 Vail Downhill

Karen Percy Lowe (born October 10, 1966) is a Canadian former alpine skier. She was born in Banff, Alberta. She won 2 bronze medals in skiing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, where she was Canada's flag bearer in the closing ceremony.[1] Until her retirement from the National team in August 1990, 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 to 1989.


In 1988, she was a recipient of Canada's highest award when she became a Member of the Order of Canada, followed, in 1989, by an Olympic Champion award at The Tribute to the Champions.

Personal life[edit]

Percy is married to former Edmonton Oilers player, and current Director of Hockey for the Edmonton Oilers, Kevin Lowe. Their son Keegan is a defenseman in the AHL for the Bakersfield Condors.


  1. ^ "1988 Calgary". Canadian Olympic Committee. 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2014.

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