Katja Seizinger’s Fair Play Trophy for a Sports Career in 1999
Katja Seizinger was a triple Olympic Champion who became the first skier, male or female, to win the Olympic downhill twice at the Nagano Winter Olympic Games in 1998. As an athlete she considered fair play as an essential and integral part of sport. In the spirit of fairness she showed respect to everybody who helped her reach her goals. In Nagano, she held a heart-warming speech in front of the audience in which she thanked the volunteers for their dedication. Fair play is the spirit of a champion.
Learn more about fair play at the International Fair Play Committee’s website.