The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
Nickname: Stygi. (fis-ski.com, April 23 2009)
Hobbies: Volleyball, playing the clarinet, assault rifle shooting. (fis-ski.com, April 23 2009)
Education: Business Administration: Sattel, Switzerland
Language spoken: German, English
Club name: SC Sattel-Hochstuckli: Sattel, Switzerland
Injuries: In December 1999 she tore the cruciate ligament in her left knee and was out for three months. She re-injured her knee in November 2000 and missed six months of racing. One year later, she again injured the knee which put her out of action until April 2002. (nadiastyger.ch, 15 Jan 2007)
In August 1999 she broke three bones in her right hand and missed two months of competition. (nadiastyger.ch, 15 Jan 2007)
She missed a month of racing in December 1998 due to a back injury. (nadiastyger.ch, 15 Jan 2007)
She missed the 1997/98 season after damaging the cruciate ligament in her right knee in October 1997. (nadiastyger.ch, 15 Jan 2007)
As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.