Andrea Mead Lawrence / by Molly Schiot

Two-time Olympic Alpine skiing champion who competed in her first Olympics at age fifteen. A 1947 Life magazine profile stated "her only interest in boys is how well they ski"-  After retiring from the sport, Mead Lawrence became a passionate conservationist, founding the Andrea Lawrence Institute for Mountain and Rivers to protect the Sierra Nevada mountain range. 

Two-time Olympic Alpine skiing champion who competed in her first Olympics at age fifteen. A 1947 Life magazine profile stated "her only interest in boys is how well they ski"-  After retiring from the sport, Mead Lawrence became a passionate conservationist, founding the Andrea Lawrence Institute for Mountain and Rivers to protect the Sierra Nevada mountain range.