Short track beginnings Fontana started short track when she was four-years old, after following her brother into the sport. As a child she also roller-skated in the streets. Breakout moment Fontana broke out at the 2006 Torino Olympics at 15-years old. As a part of Italys bronze medal winning 3000m relay team Fontana became Italys youngest-ever Olympic Winter Games medalist. Olympic experience In addition to Torino and PyeongChang, Fontana also competed in Vancouver and Sochi.