Sharon & Shirley FirthGames year:
The dynamic twin sisters both competed in Cross Country Skiing for Team NWT in the 1971 and 1975 Canada Games. Sharon also competed in the 1979 Games.
The Firth sisters especially shined at the 1971 Games where they finished Gold and Silver respectively in the Women's Individual, and both won Gold in the Women's 3 X 5 KM Relay.
Their dominating performances at the Games only foreshadowed the professional success they would achieve as their careers progressed.
In total, they competed in four Winter Olympic Games. Between them, the sisters won 79 medals at the national championships, including 48 national titles.