Justyna Kowalczyk

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Birthday
19, 1983
Birthplace
Poland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1983 (age 37)
Birthplace
Poland

About

Dominant Polish cross country skier who became a multiple-time Olympic and World Champion. She received the Polish Sportspersonality of the Year five consecutive years from 2009 to 2013.

Before Fame

She played handball and volleyball as a child. She received ski training from Polish national team coach Aleksander Wierietielny.

Trivia

She is the first skier to have won the Tour de Ski four straight years and set the all-time record for wins at the event.

Family Life

She has siblings named Ilona, Violetta and Tomasz.

Associated With

She and ski jumper Kamil Stoch are both recipients of the Polish Sportspersonality of the Year award.