Michelle Salt

Michelle Salt is originally from Leduc, Alberta and now trains and lives in Calgary. Michelle lost her leg above the knee in a near fatal motorcycle accident in 2011.

In March 2014, Michelle became the first ever Canadian female Paralympic snowboarder when she competed in the Sochi Paralympic Games finishing 9th overall.

With her games experience, Michelle now hopes to push herself to be one of the top women in her category and compete again in the 2018 Paralympic Games in both snowboard disciplines.

When Michelle isn't competing or training, she loves to free ride with her friends, dirtbike, wakeboard, kayak, horseback ride, cycle and workout.


Info

Full NameMichelle Salt
AKATH/Salty
DisciplineParasnowboard
Age29
Birth placeLeduc, AB
Home townCalgary, AB
Snowboard clubEvolve Snowboard Club
CoachCandice Drouin
Stance on boardRegular
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Top Results

6th at the USASA Para-snowboard event, Sierra, CA 2012

7th at the Para-snowboard World Cup, Big white, BC 2013

9th at the Paralympic Winter Games, Sochi, RUS in 2014