Skiing Athlete - Inducted 1995
Kerrin Lee-Gartner was a member of three Olympic teams and four World Championship teams during her years as a member of the National Alpine Ski Team. Over fifty times, she placed in the top fifteen at World Cup races and was among the top eight finishers in thirty-six World Cup, World Championship, and Olympic races. Her name generated headlines when she won a gold medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics, as the first Canadian woman, ever, to win Olympic gold in downhill racing. She was declared the overall third-place finisher in the 1993 World Cup downhill racing.
Kerrin Lee-Gartner has been recognized with numerous awards including the 1991/1992 John Semmelink Memorial Award for Sportsmanship, Conduct, and Ability; 1992 Calgary Female Athlete of the Year; 1992 Alberta Amateur Athlete of the Year; 1992 British Columbia Athlete of the Year; 1992 Canadian Female Athlete of the Year for Sports Canada; 1992 member of the Canadian Amateur Sports Hall of Fame; and, the Meritorious Service Award Medal for Canada.
1994 – B.C. Sports Hall of Fame
1995 – Canadian Sports Hall of Fame
1996 - Canadian Ski Hall of Fame
2000 – Named Alberta Sports Hall of Fame's "Female Athlete of the Century".
Career Highlights list
• 1992 Olympic gold medalist - downhill
• Three-time Olympian
• World cup races - Downhill - 2 second place finishes, 3 third place
• World cup races - Super G - 1 second place finish
• 1992 Calgary Female Athlete of the Year - Henry Viney Trophy
•1992 Alberta Amateur Athlete of the Year
• 1992 Canadian Female Athlete of the Year - Velma Springstead Award
• 1992 - Canadian Amateur Sports Hall of Fame