Liam Buchanan

Liam Buchanan

Athlete profile: Alpine skiing: Liam Buchanan

Terrace alpine skier Buchanan is hoping for a top 25 finish

Name: Liam Buchanan

Age: 13

Sport: Skiing – Alpine



Hometown: Terrace


Zone Name: North West (Zone 7)





  1. Why are you committed to your sport?




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


    Top 25 would be great.


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


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


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


    BMX biking, fishing, anything to do with boats.


  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.


  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.


  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.