While she waited in the starting gate, ready to launch herself down the Giant Slalom course at the 1976 Olympic Winter Games at Innsbruck, Austria, Kathy Kreiner said to herself, "They don't know it but I am going to win" (quoted by Danny Gallagher, Public Relations Director for Ontario Sports Legends Hall of Fame). And she did just that, defeating the prohibitive favourite, Rosi Mittermaier of Germany. She would be the only Canadian to win a Gold Medal at the 1976 Olympic Winter Games.
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