Short track speed skater who became known for competing in five successive Olympic Games from 1988 until 2002.
She attended Johnson Senior High School in Saint Paul and she graduated in 1990.
She won a silver medal in the 3000-metre relay at the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games, and two bronzes: one in 500 metres and the other in the 3000-metre relay, at the 1994 Lillehammer games.
She was the niece of Gene Sandvig, who competed on behalf of the U.S. in the 1952 and 1956 Winter Olympics in long-track speed skating.
She and figure skater Nancy Kerrigan both won medals for the United States at the 1994 Olympic Games.