Redding, Connecticut, Olivia Giaccio has left an undeniable mark on the sport of freestyle mogul skiing with her impressive persistence and achievements. With a last name that translates to ice in Italian, she was built for winter sports. She grew up skiing with the Steamboat Springs Winter Club prior to joining the U.S. Ski Team. Olivia became the first woman to attempt a cork 1080 in a World Cup competition and has skied at 68 resorts and counting. Alongside her skiing career, Olivia attends Columbia University and actively supports various organizations such as the Share Winter Foundation, Harper for Kids, and her local food bank. Her outstanding performances have earned her multiple podium finishes, including a World Cup victory and a remarkable 6th place at the 2022 Olympics. Olivia has proved to be an asset for the U.S. Ski Team and continues to impress.
"The thrill and adrenaline associated with stepping into the gate before each run, knowing you could have the run of your life, is a feeling that I will cherish years after I stop mogul skiing."
5 Things You Didn't Know About Olivia Giaccio
- 1. Olivia was the first woman ever to attempt a cork 1080 in moguls World Cup competition
- 2. Olivia has skied at 68 resorts (and counting!)
- 3. Olivia's last name means "ice" in Italian
- 4. Olivia skis the hardest degree of difficulty run of the women on the World Cup circuit
- 5. Olivia is involved with the Share Winter Foundation, Harper for Kids and her local food bank