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Born in a ski family, Tina made her World Cup debut at age 16. Both parents and even her uncle are former ski racers and have won World Cup titles. Most notably, mother Hanni Wenzel won two Olympic gold medals.
Tina Weirather injured her right knee just before the 2010 Winter Olympics and therefore missed the Games. Four years later, once again she was very unlucky to injure herself in the beginning of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Thus Tina missed the first starts, hoping that she’ll recover for the Women’s Super-G.
Tina Weirather, Lara Gut, and Maria Hoefl-Riesch pose on the podium after a World Cup Women’s Super-G race in Italy, 2014: