Four-time Olympian and 2006 silver medallist … Competed in five WC, winning Canada’s first-ever bronze medal … Has 137 individual starts in 14 World Cup seasons with five medals and 27 top-10 finishes … Two-time national champion.
GETTING TO KNOW…
Married to four-time Olympian Thomas Grandi (alpine skiing) … They were married on skis in a blizzard … Their daughter’s name is Aria … Was named one of the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) in 2007 … Strongly devoted to the environmental cause, including the David Suzuki Foundation.
|1998 Nagano||Skiing - Cross-Country||5km - Women||74|
|1998 Nagano||Skiing - Cross-Country||Mass Start 30km - Women||54|
|1998 Nagano||Skiing - Cross-Country||Pursuit Classic 5km + Freestyle 10km - Women||64|
|2002 Salt Lake City||Skiing - Cross-Country||10km - Women||13|
|2002 Salt Lake City||Skiing - Cross-Country||Mass Start 30km - Women||DNS|
|2002 Salt Lake City||Skiing - Cross-Country||Pursuit Classic 5km + Freestyle 5km - Women||17|
|2002 Salt Lake City||Skiing - Cross-Country||Sprint - Women||9|
|2006 Turin||Skiing - Cross-Country||10km - Women||8|
|2006 Turin||Skiing - Cross-Country||Relay 4x5km - Women||10|
|2006 Turin||Skiing - Cross-Country||Skiathlon - Women||16|
|2006 Turin||Skiing - Cross-Country||Sprint - Women||16|
|2006 Turin||Skiing - Cross-Country||Team Sprint - Women||Silver|
|2010 Vancouver||Skiing - Cross-Country||Mass Start 30km - Women||16|
|2010 Vancouver||Skiing - Cross-Country||Skiathlon - Women||10|
|2010 Vancouver||Skiing - Cross-Country||Sprint - Women||34|
|2010 Vancouver||Skiing - Cross-Country||Team Sprint - Women||7|
Notable International Results
World Championship (WC) Results
2009 (Liberec, CZE): 6th - 1.3 km team sprint; 9th - 10 km classic; 21st - 15 km pursuit; DNS - 30 km mass start 2005 (Oberstdorf, GER): Bronze - 0.9 km sprint; 10th - 6x0.9 km team sprint; 22nd - 2x7.5 km pursuit 2003 (Val di Fiemme, ITA): 7th - 1.5 km sprint; 12th - 30 km free; 16th - 10 km classic; 17th - 2x5 km double pursuit 2001 (Lahti, FIN): 37th - 10 km classic; 37th - 10 km pursuit; 38th - 1 km sprint 1997 (Trondheim, NOR): 54th - 15 km pursuit; 58th - 15 km free; 61st - 5 km classic
2009-10: Won bronze medal in sprint at a World Cup in her hometown of Canmore, the 5th World Cup medal of her career ... Has three other top-25 results, including 17th in the 60 km Tour de Ski as the lone Canadian woman. 2008-09: Finished 6th in 1.3 km team sprint and 9th in 10 km classic at WC last February ... Top result at 2010 Whistler venue was 6th in 15 km pursuit (01/17/09) ... Top World Cup result was 5th in 10 km classic in Valdidentro, ITA (02/14/09) ... Canadian champion in 30 km classic. 2007-08: Returned to World Cup circuit after birth of daughter ... Posted four top-20 finishes with top result 10th in team relay in Falun, SWE ... Canadian champion in 30 km classic. 2006-07: Expecting mother, did not compete. 2005-06: Won Olympic silver with teammate Beckie Scott in team sprint ... Competed in five Olympic events ... Won four World Cup medals, two bronze, two silver ... Competed for first time at World Cup in hometown of Canmore, won silver in 6x1.2 km team sprint (12/18/05). 2004-05: Won Canada's first-ever cross-country WC medal, a bronze in Oberstdorf, GER (02/22/05) ... Had three top-10 World Cup finishes, top result 4th in 6x1.2 km team sprint in Pragelato, ITA. 2003-04: Recorded four 8th-place finishes on World Cup circuit. 2002-03: Placed 7th in 1.5 km final at WC ... Had three top-10 World Cup finishes. 2000-02: Raced three events at Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games, top results 8th in 4x5 km relay, 9th in 1.5 km ... Raced three events at 2001 WC in Lahti, FIN. 1997-99: Raced three events at Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games ... Raced three events at 1997 WC in Trondheim, NOR.