24 Facts About Alisa Camplin


At the 2006 Winter Olympics, Camplin finished third to receive a bronze medal.


Alisa Camplin is the first Australian skier to win medals at consecutive Winter Olympics, making her one of Australia's best skiers.


Alisa Camplin was educated in Melbourne at the Methodist Ladies' College and has a bachelor's degree in information technology from Swinburne University of Technology.


Alisa Camplin was new to skiing, and even in Salt Lake she trampled on her victory flowers when she fell over during the trip to the winner's news conference.


Alisa Camplin practiced jumps in a pond in Wandin and was coached by Todd Ossian.


The rationale was that early in her career, confusion was caused by both Alisa Camplin and Jacqui using Australian flags to mark their starts, but in Australia a wooden spoon is a metaphorical prize for people or teams coming last in their sporting event.


Alisa Camplin was so nervous she did not eat dinner the night before the final.


Alisa Camplin performed a pair of triple-twisting, double backflip jumps to win the event.


Alisa Camplin's family had been told to stay home by the athlete because she did not want distractions in the crowd, but her mother and younger sister Georgina defied her, watching her from behind a large Australian flag.


Alisa Camplin said that Steven Bradbury's recent win in short track made things easier for her: "When he came through, it almost pleased me that I didn't have to go out and do this," she said.


Alisa Camplin's gold was celebrated by Australia Post issuing a 45-cent stamp of her.


Alisa Camplin received A$20,000 for the use of her image.


Alisa Camplin finished fourth at a World Cup event in Lake Placid to secure her place in the team.


Alisa Camplin was eventually dislodged by China's Li Nina, finishing third behind Switzerland's Evelyne Leu, who won the event, and Nina, who took silver.


Alisa Camplin was selected to be the Australian flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremony.


Alisa Camplin intends to pursue interests in the media and in the ski travel industry.


Alisa Camplin has been the face of Wrigley's Extra chewing gum in Australia since shortly after the 2002 Winter Olympics.


Alisa Camplin is a judge on the Australian television competition Torvill and Dean's Dancing on Ice, and runs Alisa Camplin Ski Tours.


On 4 November 2009, Alisa Camplin was one of 15 international torchbearers taking part in the relay's International media program, aimed at increasing global coverage of the cross-Canada relay.


Alisa Camplin ran on day 6 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic torch relay through the town of Dawson City in the Yukon Territory.


On 8 December 2009, it was announced that Alisa Camplin has joined the Collingwood Football Club board as a replacement for Sally Capp.


On 3 October 2013, Alisa Camplin gave birth to their second child, Florence Alisa Camplin-Warner.


On 20 July 2016, Alisa Camplin gave birth to their third child, Felix Alisa Camplin-Warner.


Alisa Camplin was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2003 for her 2002 gold medal win.