Florence Steurer c. 1968
|Born||1 November 1949 (age 68)
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lb)|
Florence Steurer (later Penz, born 1 November 1949) is a French former alpine skier. She competed at the 1968 and in the 1972 Winter Olympics in the downhill, slalom and giant slalom events and won a bronze medal in the slalom in 1972; she also finished fourth and sixth in the giant slalom, respectively.
Steurer also won two world championship medals, a silver in combined in 1970 and a bronze in giant slalom in 1966. She had 27 World Cup podiums – six in downhill, seven in giant slalom, and 14 in slalom, including four victories – three in slalom and one in giant slalom; overall she finished second in 1968 and 1969. After retiring from competitions she became director of the communication agency Duodecim. In 2009, she was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honor. Her husband Alain Penz and father-in-law Claude Penz are also Olympic alpine skiers.
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