Ana Jelusic was born in Rijeka, Croatia, in 1986 and started skiing at the age of two. She has since participated in three Olympic Winter Games, five World Championships, and two Junior World Championships, where she received medals. Additionally, she has participated in nine World Cup seasons, two of which were World Cup podiums. At the age of 24, she transitioned from being a professional athlete to achieving a career in sport. Ana served as the Croatian Young Ambassador for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, after which she completed a nine-month internship with the IOC Sports Department. Ana now works as a Media Coordinator at the International Ski Federation.