Muffy Davis, Stanford, was honored as a Woman of Achievement in 2006 for her outstanding achievements as a member of the United States Disabled Ski Team. After overcoming a tragic skiing accident that left Davis paralyzed, she has since become a decorated competitor in the field of disabled ski racing.
While a member of the U.S. Ski Team she received silver medals in the 2002 Paralympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, two World Cup Overall Titles in 2001 and 2002, a bronze medal in at the Paralympics in Nagano, Japan in 1998, a World Championship 2000 in Anzere, Switzerland, five World Cup titles and more than 25 World Cup medals. In 2002, she received the Most Inspirational Athlete of 2002 from Challenged Athletes Foundation and was awarded The Endurance Sports Award's Disabled Athlete of 2002. She was also honored with the IOC President's Disabled Athlete Award.
On April 2, 2011, Muffy was one of six athletes inducted into the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame. Now retired from ski racing, Muffy is a motivational speaker and working on her book. Please join us as we congratulate Muffy for her successes.
Click here to read Muffy Davis' complete
Woman of Achievement profile.
Download the press release from the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame.