Olympic skier, Julia Mancuso shares her story with American Academy of Dermatology

December 16, 2013
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"Many people don’t realize they are at risk for skin cancer in the winter, but Julia Mancuso does. She’s a skier on the World Cup circuit and the most decorated Olympic female alpine skier in America. Julia knows skiers are at a higher risk for skin cancer because sunlight is stronger at higher elevations and rays reflect off the snow. “Ever since I was a little girl, my mom instilled in me the importance of protecting my skin from the sun," she says. "I follow that advice to this day — on the mountain or off.”

She's also passionate about raising awareness of skin cancer because her grandfather and aunt are dermatologists." Watch Video & Read More.