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NameKayla Nancy Gibbons
ContingentTeam Newfoundland and Labrador
HometownPlum Point
SportCross Country Skiing



4 x 3.75 km Relay Female
Team: 010 Newfoundland and Labrador
No: 2
Final position: 7
CompetitionFriday, March 09, 200711:30Mt. McIntyre Recreational Centre
1200 m Sprint Female
No: 130
Final position: 29
CompetitionTuesday, March 06, 200711:30Mt. McIntyre Recreational Centre
7.5 km Race (classic, interval) Female
No: 134
Final position: 36
Competition(changed from 13:00 to 16:00)Monday, March 05, 200716:00Mt. McIntyre Recreational Centre
10 km Race (free, mass start) Female
No: 124
Final position: 24
CompetitionThursday, March 08, 200713:00Mt. McIntyre Recreational Centre



Height (ft, inches)5'3"
Weight (lb)110
Language(s) spokenEnglish
Years I have participated in my sport
Club or School TeamMount St. Margaret Ski Club
CoachLee Churchill
Position/Event/SportCross Country Skiing
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
Last Year and the Junior National Cross Country Ski Championships I placed in the top 20th in all of my races. This was a huge accomplishment for me. However in the Free 5km technique I placed 5th in my category. This was a personal best for me. Also Last year at High School Provincial Cross Country skiing I placed first and our team won the provincial banner
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2006 Junior National Cross Country Skiing 5km Skate Technique 5th
2006 HIgh School Provincial Cross Country Skiing 1st
2004 Track and Field Newfoundland and Labrador Game 3rd
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
My goals for the Canada Winter Games are just to go out and ski every race to the best of my ability. I am one of the young Athletes going to the games so really this is going to be a good experience on my back. I am so excited !
My personal role model
My personal role model is Beckie Scott. She is my role model because she has come so far in life and done so well in cross country skiing without the using drugs to help her in her preformance.
Other information that could be of interest to the media
I am skiing for Newfoundland & Labrador. I have been skiing for 11 years and I have been on the provincial team for 3 years. I am so excited to be attending the Canada Games and hopfully this will be an amazing experience in which I will accomplish some of my goals.