Lee, Vanessa 2011

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY / PROFILE - Vanessa Lee

 

  Vanessa Lee 2011
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Date of Birth: November 25, 1988

Home Town: Toronto

Province: Ontario

Club: Bullseye Buccaneers, Peel Archery Club, The Archers of Caledon

Bow:   Samick Ultra riser, Samick Masters MAX limbs (42#), Win&Win HMC Plus Stabilizers

Handedness: Right Handed

Types of Archery Pursued (indoor target, outdoor target, 3D indoor, 3D outdoor, field): Outdoor target

Personal Coach’s Name: Joan McDonald

School (if applicable): University of Toronto (Bachelor of Physical Education and Health)

Career (if applicable): Physiotherapy/Athletic Therapy

Why and when did you get involved in archery? I was inspired to start shooting after watching Park Sung Hyun win two gold medals at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Hours of practice per week: 35

Archery Goals:

Short Term Goals: Shoot consistently throughout the 2011 competitive season

Long Term Goals: Compete at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games

Previous National Team Member:

Yes / No: Yes

Event(s) & Year(s): Ogden World Cup (2010), Pan American Championships (2010)

Major Canadian Tournament Results:

Event: Canadian Open

Year: 2010

Division: Senior Recurve                   

Placing: 3rd

Event: Canadian Championships

Year: 2009     

Division: Senior Recurve

Placing: 4th

Event: Canadian Open

Year: 2008

Division: Senior Recurve

Placing: 2nd

Major International Tournament Results:  

Event: Pan American Championships

Year: 2010

Division: Senior Recurve

Placing: 17

Other Athletic Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:

-        Winner of International Olympic Committee (IOC) video contest

-        Delegate at the 2009 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Congress

-        Participated in snowboarding, softball, tennis, and golf

 

Personal Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:

-        Recent graduate of University of Toronto (Bachelor of Physical Education and Health)

-        Multiple Ontario Quest For Gold recipient

-        Recipient of Canada Games FAST Track Grant

-        Recipient of KCSF Scholarship award

-        Recipient of Mike Furlong Award (University of Toronto, BPHE)