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NameKaris Nicole Langvand
ContingentTeam Alberta
HometownRed Deer Alberta



Épée Female
Final position: 6
Quarter final 4Thursday, March 08, 200714:15Vanier Catholic School
Team Épée Female
Team: Alberta
Final position: Gold
Match 02Monday, March 05, 200713:30Vanier Catholic School
Match 07Monday, March 05, 200714:40Vanier Catholic School
Match 12Monday, March 05, 200715:50Vanier Catholic School
Match 17Tuesday, March 06, 200713:30Vanier Catholic School
Match 22Tuesday, March 06, 200714:40Vanier Catholic School
Match 27Tuesday, March 06, 200715:50Vanier Catholic School
Match 32Wednesday, March 07, 200709:00Vanier Catholic School
Match 36Wednesday, March 07, 200710:10Vanier Catholic School
Match 42Wednesday, March 07, 200711:20Vanier Catholic School



Height (ft, inches)5' 9.5 "
Weight (lb)125
Language(s) spokenEnglish & French
Years I have participated in my sport
Club or School TeamRed Deer Fencing Club
CoachShane Carritt
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
Red Deer Advocate Grassroots Female Athlete of the Year as a 12 yr old in 2004 & 13yr-old in 2005- 2006 not announced yet. Finished 1st Overall provincially in U17 Epee for 2006, Won U15 Western Canadian Championships & was 7th at Nationals in 2006. Modern Pentathlon Winter Nationals Feb/06 & Provincials June 2006- 1st at both (shooting, fencing, swimming, running, riding) Starting middle blocker for High School Grade 9 team- won 5 tournaments including zone banner
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2006 Alberta Winter Games/Team Fencing/Foil 3
2006 Alberta Summer Games/Indoor Volleyball 3
2006 Modern Pentathlon Winter Nationals & Provincials 1
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
To finish top 3 in team & individual epee & to fence my best
My personal role model
Strong relationship with both parents: for athletics Joshua Riker-Fox who competes internationally in Modern Pentathlon
Other information that could be of interest to the media
I started Fencing mostly to compete in Modern Pentathlon, but now I love it as a separate sport too. I hope to compete at a high level in both Fencing & Pentathlon internationally. I am a French Immersion honors student & may go in to Optometry. I love most all sports & modeling too.