Muffy Davis began skiing at the age of 5. By the late 1980’s she was one of the top ranked US Junior Ski Racers, Until one morning while training in Sun Valley, ID. an accident changed the course of her life. Muffy was 16 years old and paralyzed from the chest down.
That accident changed the course of her life but it never altered her sense of determination to live life the very best she can and to be what she was meant to be a “competitor”. After graduating from Stanford in 1995, Muffy set her sights on Paralympic competition. She has never looked back.
- 1998 Bronze medal, Nagano Paralympic Games
- 2000 World Champion, Anzere, Switzerland, Giant Slalom
- 2001-2002 Overall World Cup Title
- 2002 Endurance Sports Disabled Athlete of the Year
- 2002 Most Inspirational Athlete, Challenged Athletes Foundation
- 2002 3 Silver Medals, Salt Lake City Paralympic Games
- 2004, IOC Presidents Disabled Athlete Award
- 2010 named to US National Ski Hall of Fame
- 2012 named to National Disabled Skier Hall of Fame
Muffy is also a Paralympic Handcycle Competitor, most recently medaling in the London Paralympic Games.