2003 Sportswoman of the Year


Photo: Amanda MOONEYHAM

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 Petra flag: Czech Republic CZEAlpine Skiing
FEDULOVA Anna flag: Russian Federation RUSCross Country Skiing
OLENKO Kairit flag: Estonia ESTAthletics
JEONG Seonhwa flag: Korea KORBadminton
MYRVOLL Tone flag: Norway NORCross Country Skiing
ZVERYNSKA Inna (Izbash)flag: Ukraine UKRAthletics
CERVANTES Juana Mariana (Orta)flag: Mexico MEXAthletics
GIRAT RIVERO Suslaidy flag: Cuba CUBAthletics
YET FOY Aleshia flag: Australia AUSSwimming