She was a member of the Swiss boat Lérina, which won the gold medal in the first race of 2-3 ton class and silver medal in the second race of 2-3 ton class. She also participated in the open class, but did not finish. Her husband Hermann and husband's nephew Bernard were also crew members.
She was born in New York City and died in Geneva, Switzerland. She was also one of the first women to take part in the Olympics. She was very well known after her gold medal in the Olympics where women were allowed to take part for the very first time.