Olympiad: 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Games

When the weather was good, Andrea Mead Lawrence skied to gold.
Carol Heiss won a silver medal at the Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Olympic Winter Games, then won four consecutive U.S. and World championships and gold at the Squaw Valley 1960 Olympic Winter Games.
Tenley Albright contracted polio at age 11 and doctors wondered whether she would walk again. Six years later, she won an Olympic silver medal in figure skating and would win gold four years after that.