In February 2014, Dara Howell was just 19 years old and competing in the Sochi Olympics. Representing Team Canada, she was competing in a new Olympic event called ski slopestyle -- a downhill event that has athletes in a kind of obstacle course with jumps, rails, and courses similar to that of terrain parks. Dara won gold, the first woman to ever do so. She’d exceeded expectations and her name would go down in history books. For everyone watching, Dara had just achieved her greatest success.
But for Dara, winning gold was a huge blow.Read More