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Most Accomplished Olympic Alpine Skiers

Kjetil Andre Aamodt
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Cohasset, Massachusetts-based financial executive Scott Bushley has served as a partner with Granite Point Capital since 2018, prior to which he directed global distribution at BNY Mellon Investment Management. Outside of his professional pursuits, Scott Bushley enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing.

Alpine skiing has been a fixture at the Winter Olympics since 1936 and includes disciplines such as downhill, giant slalom, and alpine combined. Below are the three most decorated alpine skiing athletes in Olympic history:

1. Kjetil Andre Aamodt. With a total of eight medals, four of which are gold, Aamodt is the most accomplished Olympic alpine skier of all time. He won his first gold in super-G at the Albertville Games in 1992 and later won gold in the discipline in Salt Lake City (2002) and Turin (2006). He also won gold in alpine combined in Salt Lake City.

2. Bode Miller. A 41-year-old native of Easton, New Hampshire, Miller is a five-time Olympian who won six medals between 1998 and 2014. He won his only gold medal in the alpine combined event at the Vancouver Games in 2010 and also three silver and two bronze medals.

3. Janica Kostelic – The most accomplished female alpine skier of all time, Kostelic won four gold and two silver medals between 1998 and 2006. She was particularly impressive during the Salt Lake City Games in 2002 as she won three gold medals and finished second in the super-G.