Finding balance in life by fulfilling body, mind, and spirit may not be easy but it can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Just look at how Cameron Myler ’01 lives that truth. In body, she is a four-time Olympian in the sport of luge. In mind, she is a lawyer, arbitrator, and professor at New York University, In spirit, she is an artist and photographer.
Myler’s most recent endeavor combined body and spirit as one of seven Olympian Artists-in-Residence chosen to create original artwork for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Agora, a Covid-19-inspired program centered around bringing Olympic cultural content online to mark the winter games.
Myler’s artworks—entitled “Unite,” “Inspire,” and “Believe”—are inspired by photographs taken in Lake Placid, where she began her journey to becoming an Olympian.
Myler represented the USA at four consecutive Olympic Winter Games, in 1988, 1992, 1994, and 1998. As an active Olympic competitor, she was a leader on and off the ice, serving on the US Olympic Committee board of directors and as vice president for USA Luge.
As for her legal career, after working in litigation for 10 years, Myler found new meaning in higher education. She currently teaches Olympic sports governance and sports law at New York University’s Tisch Institute for Global Sport. She is also a member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport and served on the CAS Anti-Doping Division at the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.
Watch a video about Myler on the Olympics website.