Athlete - Dr. Susan Nattrass O.C., Ph.D (CAN)

STATUS: PRO AMBASSADOR - CANADA

Susan Nattrass O.C.(Order of Canada) Ph.D, is a 7 time Women’s World Trapshooting Champion, winning the gold medal for Canada in 1974, ’75, ’77, ’78, ’79, ’81 and 2006.

She won the silver medal in 4 World Championships (1971, ’82, ’91, and 2001) and the bronze in 4 World Championships (1983, ’85 (team), ’86, and 2005.

Susan competed in six Olympic Games in 1976, ‘88, ‘92, 2000, ’04, & ‘08; she is one of sixteen shooters worldwide to compete in at least six Olympic Games, placing as high as 6th.

She was Inducted as Officer of the Order of Canada 1981 (highest award a Canadian civilian may receive)

Her international accolades, results and sportsmanship, has made her one of the most recognized and respected athlete (male or female) in the world.  Susan is still currently participating in International competition, coaching, clinics, speaking engagements, as well as her medical research practice.

Major Sport Achievements:

  • 7 time Women’s World Trapshooting Champion 1974 – 1981, 2006
  • World Record Holder Women’s Trapshooting 1974 – 1989; Double Trap 1993
  • 6 time Olympian – 1976, 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, 2008 Canadian Olympic teams
  • 2 time Gold Medalist Women’s Double Trap World Cups 1993
  • U.I.T. Gold Medalist at 1988 Olympics
  • 4 time Silver Medalist at World Championships 1971, 1982, 1991, 2001
  • U.I.T. Silver Medalist at 1995 Pan American Games
  • 4 time Bronze Medalist at World Championships 1983, 1985, 1986, 2005
  • Winner of a Canadian Championship for 43 years
  • Medalist in numerous international competitions
  • Silver medalist World Cups: 2000; Bronze medalist World Cups: 2000, 2001
  • 2-time Silver and 3-time Bronze medalist Commonwealth Games 2002, 2006 + 2010
  • Bronze medalist Pan American Games 2003
  • Gold Medalist at Pan American Games 2007
  • ISSF Level B Coach

Awards and Honors:

  • Inducted as Officer of the Order of Canada 1981 (highest award a Canadian civilian may receive)
  • Inducted into the Amateur Trapshooting Association’s Hall of Fame 1998
  • Canada’s Athlete of the Year (Lou Marsh Trophy) 1981
  • Canada’s Female Athlete of the Year 1977 & 1981
  • One of the Five Outstanding Young Canadians 1983
  • Inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame 1977
  • Inducted into Canadian Olympic Association Hall of Fame 1975
  • Recipient of Great Canadian Award 1990
  • SFC Woman Athlete of the Year 1993, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Recipient of Premier’s Award (Alberta Athlete of the Year) 1982
  • Ontario Athlete of the Year 1977
  • Inducted into Alberta Sports Hall of Fame 1980
  • Inducted into Edmonton’s Sports Hall of Fame 2000
  • Recipient of Mayor’s Silver Ribbon Award 1987
  • One of Edmonton YWCA’s Women of the Year 1987
  • Edmonton’s Amateur Athlete of the Year 1981
  • Recipient University of Alberta Alumni Award 2004
  • Inducted into University of Alberta’s Wall of Fame 1985

Sport: International Trap / Bunker Trap / Olympic Trap / Double Trap / American Trap

Firearm: Perazzi

Eyewear : Panther X7

http://susannattrass.net