2003 Sportswoman of the Year


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Flag: United States United States (USA)

Alpine Skiing

As a phenomenal newcomer to the Winter Deaflympics, Amanda competed for USA in alpine skiing at the 2003 Winter Deaflympics in Sundsvall and brought home a total of 3 medals (a gold in Giant Slalom, a silver in Slalom, and a bronze in Parallel Slalom). Amanda was also selected to the Far West Junior Olympic Team representing the non-deaf US team. She was #2 in the Far West Region of the non-deaf US Ski and Snowboard Association by her age group in the Slalom and Giant Slalom events.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

KURKOVA PetraFlag: Czech Republic Czech Republic (CZE)Alpine Skiing
FEDULOVA AnnaFlag: Russian Federation Russian Federation (RUS)Cross Country Skiing
OLENKO KairitFlag: Estonia Estonia (EST)Athletics
JEONG SeonhwaFlag: Korea Korea (KOR)Badminton
MYRVOLL ToneFlag: Norway Norway (NOR)Cross Country Skiing
IZBASH InnaFlag: Ukraine Ukraine (UKR)Athletics
CERVANTES Juana MarianaFlag: Mexico Mexico (MEX)Athletics
GIRAT RIVERO SuslaidyFlag: Cuba Cuba (CUB)Athletics
YET FOY AleshiaFlag: Australia Australia (AUS)Swimming

Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year