Meika McDonald

Fort Smith
Arctic Sports
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McDonald started her career in Arctic Sports early. She was introduced to the skills and techniques by her father. McDonald attended 10 Arctic Winter Games for Arctic Sports from 1988-2006.

After her competition days, McDonald grew the sport of Arctic Sports through the development of a technical training package for Arctic Sports.

McDonald has shared her skills through demonstrations and workshops across Canada, and has contributed to people’s knowledge and exposure to the sport.

Competitive Accomplishments:

  • Attended 10 Arctic Winter Games from 1988-2006
  • 14 Gold medals, 11 Silver medals and 9 Bronze medals
  • In 1990 set the Junior Women’s record in the Alaskan High Kick at the height of 5’8”
  • In 1998 set the Open Women’s Alaskan High Kick record at 1.80 meters
  • Received the Sport North Mary Beth Miller Memorial Senior Female Athlete of the Year in 1998
  • In 2000 set the Open Women’s Triple Jump record at 7.08 meters
  • Appointed to the Arctic Winter Games International Committee in 2007
  • From 2007-present a director on the Arctic Winter Games International Committee

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