Biography:

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Won gold in giant slalom at the 1968 Olympic Winter Games
  • Won silver in slalom at the 1968 Olympic Winter Games
  • Totalled 13 World Cup victories in 1967, 1968
  • Won 17 Canadian Championship titles
  • Won three U.S. Ski Championship titles &bull: Named in 1999 “Canada’s Female Athlete of the Century”
  • 1967 and 1968 overall World Cup champion
  • Member of the National Sports Hall of Fame, Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, B.C. Sports Hall of Fame, U.S. Ski Hall of Fame and Canadian Honour Roll of Skiing

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Appointed Senator for British Columbia, Government of Canada in 2009
  • Named “B.C Ambassador of Tourism” in 1988
  • Awarded “Whistler’s Citizen of the Year” in 1991
  • Has honorary Doctorate of Law from the University College of the Cariboo and Royal Roads University
  • Member of 1968 Federal Task Force on Sport