Italian alpine skier who won three Olympic gold medals over three different Olympics in the super-G and giant slalom events.
She won the World Junior Title in giant slalom as a teenager.
She won three gold medals in World Skiing Championships from 1996 to 1997.
She married Alessandro Benetton in 2000 and the couple has 3 children together.
Her first Olympic competition was in 1992 when skater Kristi Yamaguchi also took home gold.