Biography:

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.

GETTING TO KNOW…

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.