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2009 Women's Track & Field Roster

Madara Alpine

CLASS
Fr./Fr.
Hometown
Ikskile, Latvia
School
Ikskiles Vidusskola
GENEVIEVE LACAZE

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.

 

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