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NameMatthew Kenner Klein
ContingentTeam British Columbia
HometownKamloops, B.C.



Individual Air Rifle Male
No: xxx
Final position: 4
CompetitionFriday, March 02, 200710:15Vanier Catholic School
Final competitionFriday, March 02, 200713:45Vanier Catholic School
Team Air Rifle Male
Team: British Columbia
Final position: Gold
CompetitionWednesday, February 28, 200709:00Vanier Catholic School



Height (ft, inches)5' 6"
Weight (lb)110 lbs
Language(s) spokenEnglish
Years I have participated in my sport
Club or School TeamKamloops Target Sports Association
CoachJim Fox (BC Provincial coach-Chantel Spicer)
Position/Event/SportAir Rifle-Target Sports-Shooting
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
Junior National Team-2007
2005/2006/2007 Provincial Smallbore Team
2005 BC Premier's Athletic Award
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2006 Canadian Nationals-Intermediate Junior 3rd
2006 BC Provincials-Men's Open-Expert Class Gold
2004 BC Summer Games-Team Gold
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
To Medal
Personal Best
My personal role model
Dawn Kobayashi-2004 Olympian representing her Birth Country Jamaica in Athen's.(from Kamloops, BC)
Other information that could be of interest to the media
My father was a gold miner in Dawson City for many years (President of the KPMA for 2000/2001), our family lived in Whitehorse from 1997-2001. Went to Selkirk Elem for 1 yr and to Christ The King Elem for 3 years. I competed in the Dawson City Gold Panning Championships for four years, taking Gold in my first year in my category. I also competed in indoor soccer on the Remax team for 2 years in Whitehorse, our team took the Gold my first year. The Yukon holds a special place in my heart, with many friends and memories that will never fade.