Laurie Graham

Graham (born in Orangeville, Ontario) started ski racing at age 9, and joined the National Ski team in 1978. In 1983, she won the first FIS World Cup race held in Canada, the Women’s Downhill at Mont Tremblant. In 1984, at Puy St-Vincent, France, she became the first Canadian to win a World Cup Super Giant Slalom race. In the 1985-86 season, she notched two more World Cup Downhill victories along with two second and three third place finishes; she retired after winning a total of 6 World Cup races.