2007 Inductee into The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame
1989 Inductee into The Curling Canada Hall of Fame
6 time Canadian Scotties Sportsmanship Award Winner
Canadian Curling Champion Penny LaRocque has many championships under her belt. She’s won 19 Provincial Championships including five Women’s Championships, five Mixed Championships, seven Senior Women’s Championships and two Senior Mixed Championships.
It was in 1983 that LaRocque had a career defining moment, she won the Canadian Women’s Title and placed third at the World Championships. Her incredible performance in 1983 also led to her win the Sport Nova Scotia Team of the Year Award. Her work and dedication have earned her many championships and titles, while her competitive drive and wonderful sportsmanship have earned her multiple Ms. Congeniality Awards and six Sportsmanship awards at the National level.
Along with being a competitive and honourable athlete, LaRocque is a published scholar. Her studies in recreation for special populations at Dalhousie University allowed her to publish an article on “Wheel Chair Exercise for the Disabled Elderly.”
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