Name: Lucas Makowsky
Birthday: 30 May 1987
Hometown: Regina, Saskatchewan
Residence: Calgary, Alberta
Brothers/sisters: Brother – Mykola
Famous relatives: Gene Makowsky – Saskatchewan Roughriders (now retired)
Where does your last name originate from? Ukraine
Education: Will graduate with a double major in Chemical Engineering and Economics from the University of Calgary in 2014.
Skating since: Age 6
Best distance: 1500m
Favourite distance: 1500m, Team Pursuit
Speed skating club: Regina Speed Skating Club
Coach: Xiuli Wang and Mark Wild
Speed skating equipment: VH boots with Maple blades
Other interests/hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, cooking (but not cleaning...), making the perfect latte, being outdoors, and reading a good book.
12 January 2011
19 March 2011
11 December 2009
Salt Lake City (USA)
30 December 2010
28 December 2009
14 March 2008
Stuart Little – it was my childhood favourite.
If you could get on a plane right now, where would you go and why?
Back to Saskatchewan to spend time with my family because I don’t get to see them as much as I would like!
What is the one thing you HAVE to take with you when you’re on the road?
I always bring a camera on the road.
Best thing you ever ate and where?
Probably the prime rib at Carver’s Steakhouse, followed by their Mississippi Mud Pie.
Plans after you retire from speed skating?
Start my professional career as a chemical engineer.
If you could switch places with someone, anyone, for a day, who would it be and why?
James Bond – enough said.
What would you do with a million dollars?
Change as many lives with it as I could.
Who do you put on a pedestal?
If you could bring someone back to life, who would it be and why?
My mom. She had so much more to experience in life.
Describe yourself in one word.
Bert or Ernie and why?
Kermit the frog.
Describe the perfect speed skating-less day.
Sleep in, make the perfect latte, spend time out in the sun, make a gourmet meal or two, and enjoy it all with close friends!
What should everyone know about you that is not covered here?
It takes a lot to really make me mad.