Laura Gauché, a persevering and determined athlete.

Laura Gauché grew up in Tignes, with a father who was a ski instructor and a mother who was a slope skier. She began her career in 2008, winning the Topolino in Giant Slalom (unofficial world championship for under 13s).

Laura participated in her first Olympic Games in Pyeongchang in 2018. During this season, she joined the French A team in the Speed group. Injured during the 2019-2020 season, she was injured again on the downhill of Val d’Isère in December 2020 but came back quickly with encouraging performances in January 2021.

She competed in her first World Championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo in super G, downhill and combined, where she took a remarkable 7th place. She finishes her season by obtaining the title of Vice-Champion of France in the combined.

During the 2021-2022 season, she competed in her second Olympic Games in Beijing. She performs well. Laura was again ranked in the top-10 in the World Cup in the super G of Lenzerheide and in the finals in Courchevel. Finally, at the end of March in Auron, she became Vice-Champion of France in downhill and super G, behind Romane Miradoli and also took the 3rd place in the combined.

She will want to shine on the speed track of Meribel in 2023, let’s wish her the best!


She is versatile as she is equally at home in downhill, super G and combined.