Luge Canada

Brooke Apshkrum

Events: Singles
Team Senior National Team
Birth Date:September 9, 1999
Junior Team:2 years
Senior Team:1 years

Brooke Apshkrum’s first career international gold medal was a big one. She came back from second place after the first run to win the women’s singles event at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. That was just six years after she had gotten started in luge. Her first year of sliding happened to coincide with Vancouver 2010 and starting her sports career while the country was “electric with passion and pride” for the Olympic Games made a lasting impact on her as she strived to be part of that.

Apshkrum competed in her first Junior World Cup events during the 2013-14 season and made her first appearance at the Junior World Championships in 2015. She became a regular competitor on the FIL World Cup circuit in 2016-17, the same season she debuted at the FIL World Championships.

A little more about Brooke…Getting into the Sport: Started sliding at age 10 and was named to the junior national team at age 14… Outside Interests: Enjoys having low-key fun by drawing, painting, watching movies and documentaries… Graduated high school in June 2017… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: Life is not a sugar licking tree… Collects all her plane tickets from her various luge trips, hoping to one day make a collage… Inspired by teammate Kimberley McRae for her work ethic, poise, and positivity while has been reflected in her success.


Career Highlights

2017 – World Cup, Calgary, CAN: 14

2017 – World Championships, Igls, AUT: 27

2017 – Under-23 World Championships, Igls, AUT: 13

2016 – Youth Olympic Winter Games, Lillehammer, NOR: 1 (singles), 4 (team relay)

2016 – Junior World Championships: 7

2016 – Junior World Cup, Oberhof, GER: 5

2015 – Junior World Championships: 20

2015 – Junior World Cup, Igls, AUT: 4

2015 – Junior World Cup, Igls, AUT: 5

2015 – Junior World Cup, Oberhof, GER: 4

Past Results

2017/2018 Season

Feb. 13PyeongChang Olympics13
Jan. 21Lillehammer World Cup20
Jan. 14Oberhof World Cup20
Dec. 16Lake Placid World Cup21
Dec. 9Calgary World Cup14
Dec. 9Calgary America Pacific Championships5
Oct. 14Calgary Canadian Championships4

2016/2017 Season

Mar. 9Whistler Jr. Canadian2
Feb. 5Oberhof World Cup23
Jan. 29Innsbruck FIL World Championships13
Jan. 29Innsbruck FIL World Championships27
Jan. 15Innsbruck Jr. World Cup30
Dec. 17Park City World Cup19
Dec. 17Park City America Pacific Championships8
Dec. 4Calgary Jr. World Cup2
Dec. 4Calgary Jr. World Cup2
Dec. 2Calgary Jr. World Cup10
Oct. 22Whistler Canadian Championships4

2015/2016 Season

Mar. 11Whistler Jr. Canadian5
Feb. 14Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games1
Feb. 14Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games4
Feb. 7Winterberg FIL Junior World Championships7
Jan. 23Oberhof Jr. World Cup5
Jan. 16Altenberg Jr. World Cup6
Dec. 12Igls Jr. World Cup4
Oct. 31Whistler Canadian Championships3

2014/2015 Season

Jan. 30Igls Jr. World Cup5
Jan. 24Oberhof Jr. World Cup4
Jan. 16Lillehammer FIL Junior World Championships20
Dec. 15Park City Jr. World Cup4
Dec. 6Whistler Jr. World Cup5
Dec. 4Whistler Jr. World Cup4

2013/2014 Season

Jan. 25Oberhof Jr. World Cup11
Jan. 19Konigssee Jr. World Cup14
Dec. 15 Jr. Canadian4