Karen was at a crossroads after the Beijing Games; she had to decide whether or not she would continue competing in the Olympics. The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics became a source of inspiration:
“Seeing how well Canada did in Vancouver was a huge push for me to decide to try for London. I definitely want to be on the podium again and I’m obviously gunning for a gold medal this time.”
At the Olympic qualification event in Birmingham, Karen earned her spot at the 2012 Olympics alongside her teammate, Rosie MacLennan.
Follow Karen’s journey to London 2012. Her Olympic story continues…