Anja Paerson reveals relationship
STOCKHOLM -- Retired ski great Anja Paerson says she is in a long-term relationship with a woman, ending years of speculation about her private life.
The 31-year-old Swede spoke of her girlfriend, Filippa, while hosting a talk show on Swedish Radio. The program was recorded on June 7 but not broadcast until Saturday.
Paerson, who retired this year, says: "I'm now throwing myself down the steepest hill of my life."
Paerson won 19 medals at major championships -- six at the Olympics, ...
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