Happy Birthday Susan Nattrass, Olympic Trap Shooter

5 Nov 2018

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TheGunBlog.ca — Happy Birthday, Susan Nattrass! Following are highlights of a Canadian Olympic trap shooter and world-record setter. Nattrass is possibly the most-decorated and longest-running competitor in Canadian shooting history.

Susan Nattrass

  • 1950: Born Nov. 5 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • 1977: Canadian Sports Hall of Fame
  • 1981: Order of Canada
  • 1987: Ph.D. in Sport Sciences


  • First woman to compete in Olympic trap shooting, 1976
  • 7 time Women’s World Trapshooting Champion: 1974 – 1981, 2006
  • World Record Holder Women’s Trapshooting: 1974 – 1989; Double Trap 1993
  • 6 Olympics: 1976, 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, 2008
  • 2 gold medals in Women’s Double Trap World Cups: 1993
  • More Achievements & Awards


How Nattrass Is Spending Her Birthday

  • Nattrass is at the Championship of the Americas in Guadalajara, Mexico, with about 40 Team Canada pistol, rifle and shotgun shooters, coaches and support staff. (See related news.)


Quotes About Nattrass

  • “A very Happy Birthday to my Canadian shooting teammate and 6 time Olympian Susan Nattrass! 🎂🇨🇦🎉 http://susannattrass.net” — Allan Harding, Canadian National Pistol Champion, today on Twitter. Harding’s tweet inspired this mini-profile.
  • “One of my shooting [heroes] and the reason I took up skeet.” — User today on Twitter

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