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Maya Pedersen
Sport: Skeleton
Birthdate: November 27, 1972
Birthplace: Spiez, Switzerland
Residence: Oyer, Norway
Ht: / Wt: 5'3" / 120 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002
Event: Women's

Getting to know: Maya Pedersen

Pedersen enters her third Games in Vancouver, at age 37, as the most experienced and accomplished athlete in women's skeleton... The defending Olympic champion won the World Cup title in 1998 and is the only woman to claim two skeleton world titles... She is also a mother of two.

Results

DateEvent RankResults
Thu, Feb 18 - 4:30pWomen's Run 1 of 4 954.53
Thu, Feb 18 - 5:40pWomen's Run 2 of 4 121:49.36
Fri, Feb 19 - 3:45pWomen's Run 3 of 4 112:43.60
Fri, Feb 19 - 4:55pWomen's Run 4 of 4 93:37.51

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    Who am I?

    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.

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