Biography:

2006 Olympian … In five World Cup seasons, top result 15th in downhill … Six-time national champion.

Getting to know…

Took a year off ski racing in 2004 after qualifying for national team in order to finish high school, backpack around Europe and rediscover her love for alpine … Enjoys downhill biking, rock climbing, camping … Is a mad Scrabble and crossword fiend.