- Madara Alpine
- Ikskile, Latvia
- Ikskiles Vidusskola
Latvian National Team member
Latvian National Record Holder – Outdoor Triple Jump
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Coached by Uldis Kurzemnieks … Has participated on the Latvian National Team, the Latvian National Junior Team and the Team of Baltic States … The Latvian indoor champion in the indoor triple jump in 2008, finishing second in the European Cup second league last year in that event … The 2007 Latvian Junior Champion in both the indoor and outdoor triple jump … The Latvian Youth Champion in the triple jump, both indoor and outdoor, in 2005 and 2006 … Holds the Latvian under-20 record (13.20m) in the triple jump … Finished 12th in the European U-20 Championshp in Hengelo in 2007 … Finished seventh at the World Gymnaside in 2006 and was fifth at the Olympic Youth Olimpiade in 2005 … Has recorded an indoor PR of 42-6.25 and a personal-best leap of 6-0 in the high jump
BEYOND THE STATS: Born Madara Apine on March 2, 1989 in Riga, Latvia … Daughter of Arturs and Margarita Apine … Father is a businessman, while mother works in the field of public relations … Father was a member of the Latvian National Team in the triple jump from 1978-88 … Has two brothers – Mikelis (15) and Peteris (7) … Hobbies include theater and water sports … Chose Florida because she considered it an excellent school with perfect conditions for training and an excellent coach … Was the editor of her high school newspaper for three years.
MAJOR: Social and behavioral sciences