Melissa Hoar

Melissa Hoar made her Olympic debut competing in skeleton at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Like her fellow skeleton competitor in Vancouver, Emma Lincoln-Smith, Hoar came out of surf lifesaving. She had been ranked No.1 in Australia for open women’s beach sprint and flags in 2004 and is a two time individual beach flags world champion. In the 2009/2010 season Hoar took home two gold and two silver Intercontinental Cup medals and posted a ninth, 10th and 14th place in World Cup competition, earning her a spot on the Team for Vancouver. In her Olympic debut, she finished 12th.

Olympic Results

2010 Vancouver

Individual - Women
Heat 1 +0.90 54.73 12
Heat 2 1:49.21, +1.25, 11 54.48 8
Heat 3 2:43.69, +2.05, 12 54.48 10
Finals - Heat 4 3:38.22, +2.58, 12 54.53 12
Final Placing 12 / 20

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