Georgia Ellenwood, of Langley, B.C., competes in the women's long jump

Georgia Ellenwood

Biography

• Had a breakout season in 2018 when she won the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships, the Pan American Combined Events Cup, and the Canadian Championships
• Became the first athlete in the history of the University of Wisconsin to win the NCAA heptathlon title
• Missed the entire 2017 outdoor season after breaking her foot on her jumping leg
• Eight-time NCAA All-American (six First Team, two Second Team) during her time at the University of Wisconsin

A Little More About Georgia

Getting into the sport: Started competing in track and field at age 8… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2018 with a degree in sociology… Would like to pursue a career in human behaviour analysis, marketing, or public relations… Enjoys being outdoors, painting, going for a skate on her longboard, hiking the mountains of BC… Odds and Ends: Biggest inspirations are her grassroots coaches from the Langley Mustangs, Kim Chapdelaine, Dwayne Lotnick and Brent Dolfo. As well as current coach Nate Davis and training partner Zach Zeimek… Close friends with fellow heptathletes, American, Chari Hawkins, and Australian, Mel Maree Farrington… Her jewelry is important to her when she competes, if she isn’t doing well she will change what she’s wearing, if she is doing well, it stays… Collects pins, and bumper stickers for her camper van…

Notable International Results

World Athletics Indoor Championships: 2016 - 9th (pentathlon)

World Athletics Championships (junior): 2014 - 7th (heptathlon); 2012 - 18th (heptathlon)

World Athletics Championships (youth): 2011 - 12th (heptathlon)

APA Pan American Cup: 2018 - GOLD (heptathlon); 2016 - 4th (heptathlon)

Pan American Championships (junior): 2013 - BRONZE (heptathlon)

NACAC Championships (U23): 2016 - BRONZE (high jump), 5th (long jump)

FISU Universiade: 2015 - 5th (heptathlon)