Katarina Roxon continues to excel on the international stage.
One of the province’s most decorated athletes, she won bronze in the 100-metre breaststroke this weekend at the 2023 World Para Swimming Championships.
A native of Kippins, it’s her fifth time competing for Canada at the Paralympic Games. At 15, Roxon was the youngest swimmer on the Beijing 2008 Canadian Paralympic team. She’s now a national team veteran and an inspiration for athletes all over the country. In 2018, she was appointed to the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.