Athlete | Official
JOY FERA has performed as an athlete, official and builder in rowing and alpine skiing. She was a member of Canada’s rowing team at the 1976 Montreal Olympics and won bronze medals in Eights at the 1977 and 1978 World Championships. She is a co-founder of the Delta Deas Rowing Club and has been a rowing umpire since 1989. In 1988 she organized the first Scholastic Regatta on Deas Slough in Ladner, inviting girls and boys from the Lower Mainland and expanding it over the years to include clubs from the Interior and Washington State. More recently, she competed and medaled at the 2005 and 2010 World Masters Alpine Skiing Championships. She has been named to the Canadian Masters’ ski team since 2008. She has also been involved in both the Canadian and International Olympic Academy. The Delta Sports Hall of Fame has chosen her Master Athlete of the Year on three occasions.