Lee-Gartner, Kerrin

LEE-GARTNER, Kerrin, skier (b 21 Sept 1966, Rossland). She learned to ski while very young and joined Canada's national team by age 17. She participated in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary and in World Cup competition placed 3rd and 5th in downhill races in 1990–91 and had a consistent 1991–92 season. But her SKIING career was marred by injuries and she was a 13th-seeded underdog at the 1992 Albertville Olympics when she shocked everyone by capturing the gold medal, Canada's first...

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