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Kristi Richards
  • Born: 10/27/1981
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 157cm
  • Weight: 57kg
  • Birthplace: Summerland, British Columbia

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2006 Olympian … Competed in three WC and was 2007 world champion in moguls … Holds nine medals and 22 top-10 finishes in World Cups … Two-time national moguls champion.

World Championship (WC) Results

2009 (Inawashiro, JPN): 5th – moguls 2007 (Madonna di Campiglio, ITA): Gold – moguls; 4th – dual moguls 2003 (Deer Valley, USA): 8th – moguls

Career Notes

2009-10: Won gold and silver at World Cup in Suomu, FIN … Captured silver and bronze at Europa Cup events in Suomo, FIN. 2008-09: Finished 5th at WC … Ranked 18th overall in moguls for World Cup season … Top World Cup result 4th in Are, SWE. 2007-08: Ranked 4th overall in moguls for World Cup season … Captured two bronze and one silver World Cup medals. 2006-07: World champion in moguls (03/09/07) … Also finished 4th in dual moguls at WC … Ranked 4th overall in both moguls and dual moguls for World Cup season … Won three World Cup medals including gold in dual moguls in Deer Valley, USA (01/13/07). 2005-06: First Olympic experience, finished 7th in moguls … Ranked 10th overall in moguls for World Cup season, top result silver in Oberstdorf, GER. 2004-05: Ranked 20th overall in moguls for World Cup season, with top result 9th at Lake Placid, USA … Suffered a spleen injury in training in February in Japan. 2003-04: Did not compete due to injury (knee). 2002-03: Finished 8th in moguls at WC … Ranked 8th overall in moguls and 13th in dual moguls for World Cup season … Top World Cup result 4th in moguls in Voss, NOR. 2001-02: Ranked 23rd overall in dual moguls and 32nd in moguls for World Cup season … Top World Cup result at Whistler, 9th in dual moguls.

Personal

Daughter of David and Marta Richards … Has two siblings, Kary Richards and Mike Richards … Has been competing in freestyle skiing since age 12 … Two-time recipient of B.C. Premiers Award … Close relationship with elementary school in hometown of Summerland, through COC Adopt-an-Athlete program … Brings teddy bear decked out in school colours to competitions all over the world … Created Supporting the Dream Legacy Fund in 2007 to provide grants for amateur athletes in the Okanagan … Favourite motto: True success is in the journey. Be in the moment.

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2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - FreestyleMoguls - Women - 7
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - FreestyleMoguls - Women - 20
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