Diana Golden
American alpine skier
Diana Golden
Diana Golden Brosnihan, née Diana Golden was an American disabled ski racer. After losing a leg to cancer at age 12, she went on to win 10 world and 19 United States championships between 1986 and 1990 as a three-tracker, or one-legged skier. Golden also won an Olympic gold medal in giant slalom at the 1988 Calgary Games, where disabled skiing was a demonstration sport.
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Missing classmates sought for Marshwood High Class of 1976 reunion - Foster's Daily Democrat
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Sandra Montoya, al teatro - El Sol de San Luis
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"En esta obra compartiré créditos con Pompín III, así como con Diana Golden y Gabriela Goldsmith. Primero saldremos de gira por diversas ciudades del país y regresaremos a la capital mexicana para hacer temporada a partir de octubre, posiblemente en el
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A leer Oaxaca, promueve Diana Golden lectura en planteles del IEBO - DIARIOAXACA
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Los planteles 112 “La Cienega “ y 225 “San Felipe Tejalápam” de la región de los valles centrales del IEBO, abrieron sus puertas los días 29 y 30 de agosto respectivamente a más de mil jóvenes ya la actriz Diana Golden quien cautivó a los jóvenes
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Regina Orozco y Astrid Hadad en el Museo del Arzobispado - El Punto Critico
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Los actores Vanessa Bauche, Odiseo Bichir, Alberto Estrella y Diana Golden, participarán en dicho ciclo y visitarán algunos estados del país.Una sociedad que no lee, olvida y la que olvida está condenada a cometer los mismos errores, por eso es vital
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Se extiende a Oaxaca y Chiapas ciclo "Leo... luego existo" - www.nssoaxaca.com
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En los últimos meses, el ciclo "Leo... luego existo" se ha extendido a las ciudades de Oaxaca y Chiapas, y el próximo 29 de agosto reiniciará con la participación de los actores Vanessa Bauche, Odiseo Bichir, Alberto Estrella y Diana Golden,
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Verónica Zambrano, un bello "espectro" - Esto
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En esta ocasión la egresada del Instituto Andrés Soler, de la Asociación Nacional de Actores (ANDA), compartirá créditos con Pompín III, Diana Golden y Sandra Montoya, entre otros jóvenes actores, bajo la dirección de Manuel Cepeda, y tendrá como
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Diana Golden en el IEBO con el programa “Leo…kuego existo” - Ciudadania Express
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Diana Golden, promotora cultural del programa asistirá a los planteles del IEBO, 112 “La Cienega” y 225 “San Felipe Tejalápam” de la región Valles Centrales, los días 29 y 30 de agosto. La Coordinación General de Educación Media Superior,
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Fauna violentada - El Diario de Chihuahua
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Con gusto conocí a la otra Diana Golden. A la empedernida defensora de los animales. A la mujer convencida de promover el respeto a las especies en extinción. A la actriz que logra combinar su proyección escénica en teatro, televisión y cine con los
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Local teen strives for Paralympics dreams - Reminder Newspapers
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He currently competes in the Diana Golden races series, or level one racing. By the end of the 2011/2012 season, he hopes to have advanced to the next level. Sheryl said after one year of competitive racing, the whole family is better prepared to
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Montan "El Fantasma de Canterville" - El Sol de Cuautla
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El reparto de dicha obra también incluye las actuaciones de Sandra Montoya y Diana Golden, así como a un grupo de jóvenes histriones que reviven la acción que se desarrolla en el año 1900. Se espera que esta puesta pueda ser vista por toda la familia
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Encarna Diana Golden a una madre maltratada - Esmas.com (Comunicado de prensa)
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Como dice el dicho presenta a Diana Golden en un capítulo de estreno llamado 'Más vale prevenir que lamentar'; ella nos platica como fue que decidió participar en la serie. "Recibí una llamada de la producción donde me invitaban a participar al
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Barbara's Reflections: The Difference Between "Courage" and "Challenge" - hcp.obgyn.net
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On page 50 is a true story about a women named Diana Golden and her journey during the last 28 years. Diana is now forty years old but as the story goes she was found to have a malignant tumor in her leg when she was twelve
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Diana Golden no puede superar la pérdida de su hermano - TVNotas
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A casi dos meses de la muerte de su papá, hoy, la actriz Diana Golden (de 45 años), recuerda con tristeza la muerte de su hermano Óscar Golden, quien era profesor de canto en Colombia, país donde radicaba desde hace tiempo
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Dirigen y actúan niños mexicanos cortometraje de terror - El Financiero
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La escuela cuenta con profesores de alta calidad, ejemplo de ello es la colaboración de la actriz Diana Golden como formadora, además cuenta con cineastas especializados en cada uno de los diferentes ámbitos de la industria. El director de AMCI,
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Diana Golden apoya a niños con VIH - TVNotas
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La actriz Diana Golden (de 45 años) recientemente fue invitada para apoyar a una fundación de niños que padecen VIH. La guapa colombiana dijo sentirse muy agradecida con tal invitación: "Me siento afortunada y agradecida
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Riden tributo a José Carlos Becerra - El Sol de México
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Durante la ceremonia los actores Diana Golden y Guillermo Murray dieron lectura a algunos fragmentos de la obra de Becerra. Asimismo, Golden leyó un breve texto enviado por el escritor Sergio Pitol, amigo cercano del poeta, quien expresó su
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El amor no tiene edad... ni vergüenza - Univisión
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Aunque en “Amar sin límites” se suponía tenían la misma edad, Diana Golden es bastante menor que Otto Sirgo. Qué triangulo formaron Otto Sirgo, Eugenia Cauduro (20 años menor que el) y Nora Salinas (¡30 años menor!) en “DKDA”
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Jack Holbrook, 8 - Wapakoneta Daily News
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Also surviving are a sister, Grace; grandparents, Jon and Christy Golden, of Wapakoneta; great grandparents John and Diana Golden, of Wapakoneta; and an aunt Ashley Golden, of Wapakoneta, who Jack adored. He attended Cridersville Elementary
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Celebran con fundación al poeta José Carlos Becerra - Milenio.com
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... 19:30 horas en la sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes), con la presencia de los escritores Eduardo Langagne y María Luisa La China Mendoza, además del cantante Óscar Chávez, y una lectura de poesía a cargo Diana Golden y Guillermo Murray
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Diana Golden
    THIRTIES
  • 2001
    Age 37
    Golden died in August 2001 from the cancer at the age of 38.
    More Details Hide Details Following her death Golden would inspire a race series called the "Diana Golden Race Series", hosted by Disabled Sports USA, at mountains which offer programs that teach the physically disabled how to ski. The Diana Golden Opportunities Fund is the endowment that supports and encourages junior athletes with disabilities in their pursuit of excellence in skiing by providing scholarships for purchasing equipment or participating in an adaptive race or development camp. After her retirement from skiing Golden continued to be honoured by various organisations. In 1991 the Women's Sports Foundation gave her the Flo Hyman Memorial Award, while in 1997 she was inducted into the US National Ski Hall of Fame and the International Women's Sports Foundation Hall of Fame. The citation on her entry into the International Hall of Fame read "She persuaded the ski world to treat all athletes the same, regardless of ability or, in her case, disability."
  • 1997
    Age 33
    Brosnihan and Golden fell in love and were married in August 1997.
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  • 1996
    Age 32
    Golden recovered and resumed motivational speaking but would give this up for good in 1996 when she was again diagnosed with breast cancer, which was treatable but now incurable.
    More Details Hide Details She returned to New England from Colorado and it was here that she once more met Steve Brosnihan, a freelance cartoonist she had known at Dartmouth College.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1993
    Age 29
    After this, realising she could never have children, Golden became depressed and in 1993 attempted suicide, something which she would consider again.
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  • 1992
    Age 28
    Golden became a motivational speaker following her skiing career, and also took up rock climbing and mountaineering leading to a successful climb of Mount Rainier. However in 1992, at the age of 29, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, for which she had to be treated with bilateral mastectomies.
    More Details Hide Details While operating on her, doctors also found a pre-malignant growth and as a result had to remove her uterus.
  • 1990
    Age 26
    Golden at first used outriggers when skiing but would abandon these in favour of the standard ski poles so being able to reach greater speeds but requiring more strength and stamina. In 1990 using the normal ski poles and one ski Golden was recorded as travelling at 65 miles per hour during a downhill race.
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    Golden retired in 1990 but before this she would win 3 gold medals at her last World Disabled Championships in 1990 at Winter Park Resort in Colorado.
    More Details Hide Details In total throughout her career Golden won 19 national, 10 World and 1 Olympic disabled gold medals.
  • 1988
    Age 24
    Also in 1988 Golden won 2 golds at the World Disabled Championships and most famously won a gold in the giant slalom at the Winter Olympics in Calgary, where the event was a demonstration sport.
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  • 1987
    Age 23
    In 1987, competing against able-bodied competitors, Golden finished 10th in a USSA competition.
    More Details Hide Details Golden received a number of awards during her career including the USSA's Beck Award in 1986 honouring the best female skier in international competition. It was in 1988 however that Golden received the most recognition when both Ski Racing Magazine and the United States Olympic Committee named her female skier of the year, choosing her ahead of able-bodied skiers.
    She was dominant in the United States Disabled Alpine Championships winning all four of the giant slalom, slalom, downhill and combined disciplines in both 1987 and 1988.
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  • 1986
    Age 22
    Within a year of taking up skiing again Golden had won 4 gold medals internationally including 3 in the 1986 World Disabled Championships.
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    After losing a leg to cancer at age 12, she went on to win 10 world and 19 United States championships between 1986 and 1990 as a three-tracker, or one-legged skier.
    More Details Hide Details Golden also won an Olympic gold medal in giant slalom at the 1988 Calgary Games, where disabled skiing was a demonstration sport. She participated in alpine skiing at two Winter Paralympic Games, in 1980 and 1988, winning two gold medals in the latter year. After retiring from skiing, cancer returned in 1992 and 1996, with her last bout of cancer resulting in her death in 2001.
  • 1985
    Age 21
    As well as competing in disabled events Golden also took part in able-bodied events and she got the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) to pass the "Golden Rule" in 1985.
    More Details Hide Details Under this rule the top disabled skiers were able to race after only the top 15 skiers had taken part, thus enabling the disabled skiers to compete before the course becomes rutted from heavy usage.
    In 1985 she rejoined the USDST and would gain sponsorships and a scholarship in order to be able to pursue it full time.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1982
    Age 18
    While there in 1982 she competed at the World Handicapped Championships in Norway, winning a gold medal in the downhill and a silver in the giant slalom.
    More Details Hide Details However she then became disillusioned with competitive skiing and would join a group of born again Christians. After college she went to work for a local firm selling computer software before a friend reintroduced her to skiing and she rediscovered her love of it.
  • 1975
    Age 11
    Diana Golden grew up in Lincoln, Massachusetts and began skiing at the age of five, making regular trips to Cannon Mountain Ski Area with her parents. However in 1975, at the age of 12, her right leg collapsed while she was walking home from skiing and doctors diagnosed bone cancer.
    More Details Hide Details As a result the doctors had to amputate her leg above the knee to stop the cancer from spreading. Following the surgery the first question Golden asked was whether she would be able to ski again and was relieved to discover that she would be able to. After being fitted with a prosthetic device she learned to walk and then ski again within six or seven months with the help of the New England Handicapped Skiing Association. In her junior year at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School she became a member of the ski team and by the age of 17 had joined the United States Disabled Ski Team (USDST). After high school Golden went to Dartmouth College and gained a degree in English Literature in 1984.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1963
    Born
    Born on March 20, 1963.
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