Born in Warsaw, Poland, Karolina Wisniewska was a member of Canada's Disabled Alpine Ski Team (CDAST) from 1995 until 2004. She learned to ski at the age of 5 as a form of physiotherapy for the cerebral palsy affecting her lower body. By the age of 6 she was racing with the Sunshine Ski Club in Banff, Alberta. For many years, she raced against able-bodied competitors before becoming a member of the Alberta Disabled Alpine Team in 1994 and the CDAST a year later.
Active Period: 1995 - 2004
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