Specialist in tech events, slalom and giant slalom ... Finland's only
Olympic medalist in Alpine skiing after her runner-up finish to Julia
Mancuso in the giant slalom in 2006 ... skis for the Santa Claus Ski
Team ... in 2009, won her third World Cup crystal globe ... claims to
be the best soccer player on the women's tour
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.