Liam Buchanan

Athlete profile: Alpine skiing: Liam Buchanan

Terrace alpine skier Buchanan is hoping for a top 25 finish

  • Sun Feb 23rd, 2014 8:00pm
  • Sports

Name: Liam Buchanan

Age: 13

Sport: Skiing – Alpine

 

 

Hometown: Terrace

 

Zone Name: North West (Zone 7)

 

 

 

     

  1. Why are you committed to your sport?

     

    Powder.

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  3. What are your goals for these Games and in sport?

     

    Top 25 would be great.

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  5. How did you train and prepare for the BC Winter Games?

     

    I ski as much as possible and then ski some more.

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  7. What are your other activities are you involved in (other sports, arts, volunteering)?

     

    BMX biking, fishing, anything to do with boats.

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  9. Why did you want to try out and qualify for the 2014 BC Winter Games?

     

    I have been skiing since I was 2 – but being from the North West zone, I didn’t have to qualify because there aren’t too many of us.

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  11. Who is your coach and what is the most important thing she/he has taught you?

     

    Jan Wengelin is my coach, he has a great accent. He’s a great skier and fun to train with.

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  13. Do you have a role model who has made an impact on your life (coach, teacher, family member, etc.)? If so, describe how they have impacted you.

     

    Brad Spence seems like a pretty all around great guy, especially in how he had the kid as a sponsor, and I got to meet Mike Janyk at the Whistler Cup, which was really cool.

10. What do you consider to be your highest achievement (athletic, academic, or other)?

 

I can’t think of one, I just really love skiing.