Sami's personal mantra:
Born to Ski
Name: Sami Kennedy-Sim
Sport: Freestyle Skiing – Ski Cross
Born: Sydney, Australia
Program Support: Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA), Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), and New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS).
Personal Interests: Cooking (Baking cupcakes!), Yoga, Stand Up Paddle Surfing, most sport and catching up with friends and family!
She was introduced to the ski world at 6 months old, in her Dad's ski jacket at Perisher, NSW.
It was only natural that she make a career out of skiing.
Sami competed in Alpine ski racing until 2009, when she tried a Ski Cross and never looked back.
She is an adrenaline junkie.
Sami has made a steady progression into the Ski Cross World Cup tour, boasting numerous top ten results. In 2017, Sami achieved her first World Cup Podium with a Silver in Idre, Sweden.
Sami represented Australia at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia and at the Winter Olympics in Korea 2018. Sami was 28th in Russia and 8th in Korea. She has learned a lot, and is now focused on the 2022 Olympics in CHINA.
Sami has her sights on Olympic Gold.