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  • Honoring Athletes, Coaches and Benefactors whose outstanding performance has earned them the right to be enshrined in the
    Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame!

















    The Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame

     2007 Inductee



    1983 graduate of West Milford High School; attended Ridgewood School of Art and Design 1984; inducted for her accomplishments in freestyle skiing

    She won a gold medal in the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France in mogul freestyle skiing; she began skiing at Hidden Valley Ski Resort in Vernon at age seven and skied there through high school; she is the most successful skier to ever compete for the United States Ski Team; in thirteen years of competition, she stood on the podium 96 times to claim a medal, trophy or award

    She has won 46 individual Gold medals in World Cup finishes, 12 Silver and 12 Bronze; she won a World Championship Gold medal in 1991 and two World Championship Silver medals in 1989 and 1997; she was World Cup Champion five times; she was the United States National Champion seven times

    In addition to winning the Olympic Gold Medal in 1992, she was 7th in the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway and 4th in the 1998 Olympics held in Nagano, Japan

    Some of her awards include:

    *Seven time “Freestyle Skier of the Year” by Ski Racing Magazine
    *Three time “Ski Athlete of the Year” by the U.S. Olympic Committee
    *Appointed to the Board of Directors of the NJ Sports Hall of Fame
    *Induction into the United States National Ski Hall of Fame in 2004


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