Canadian Trap Shooting and six-time Olympian Sue Natrass has not lost sight of her target in five decades at the top of the sport
Podcast length: 33’38″
THE BOLDER WOMAN TELLS THE STORIES OF WOMEN OVER 50 FROM AROUND THE WORLD WHO ARE COMPETITIVE IN A VARIETY OF SPORTS
Canadian trap-shooter and Officer of the Order of Canada Dr. Susan Nattrass is unparalleled both in terms of her successes in world trap shooting events and also her contribution to the way the sport’s governance. At 68, she is now in her fifth decade of competing at elite world level and has been described as the most-decorated and longest-running competitor in Canadian shooting history. Sue is a seven times world champion, she’s competed in six Olympic Games, she’s been 14 times either captain or a member of the American Trapshooting Association All American Team, she’s an International Shooting Sport Federation coach. Sue was the first woman to participate in a shooting event at the Olympics in 1972. (Shooting was open to both men and women together till 1992.) Sue won gold at the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Sue runs the Puget Sound Osteoporosis Center where she studies the effects of aging in bones of active sports-women over 40. Sue is an officer of the Order of Canada and has been recognized as Canadian Athlete of the Year.
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