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NameMarianne Noele Leeson
ContingentTeam Ontario
HometownBurlington, Ontario



Giant slalom Female
Final position: Gold
Heat 1Tuesday, February 27, 200710:00Mt. Sima
Eight final 8Tuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima
Gold/SilverTuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima
Quarter final 4Tuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima
Semi final 2Tuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima



Height (ft, inches)5'8
Weight (lb)130
Language(s) spokenEnglish
Years I have participated in my sport
Club or School TeamMilton Heights Racing (Ontario) Calgary Snowboard Club (Alberta)
CoachMark Ballard Calgary Snowboard Club (Alberta)
Position/Event/SportAlpine Snowboarding
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
Canadian Junior Champion 2006 PGS (1st) personal best
Canadian Junior Championships 2006 PSL (2nd) personal best
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2006 World Junior Championships, Korea 18th
2005 World Junior Championships, Zermatt 8th
2006 Canadian Championships, (Junior) PGS 1st
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
To experience a large game atmosphere with fellow Canadians and to represent my province with pride.
My personal role model
Alexa Loo. Top Canadian Female Alpine Rider.
Other information that could be of interest to the media
My Parents started up a bed and breakfast to support my Olympic dream. Sometimes when I come home the house is full of people I don't know, and I don't have a bedroom to sleep in. ..However we all enjoy meeting new people, and have made many new friends.