In Turin 2006 she flew the Italian flag proudly. Kostner was a young, emerging talent of Figure Skating and former flagbearer for the Olympic Italian Azzurri team that played at home hosting the world. Today, there is another Carolina, mature and aware, after the World Champion 2012 where she won the gold in Nice. She has been able to erase the disappointment of the Games in Vancouver and return on the scene as a protagonist. She will arrive in Sochi tomorrow to chase another dream: first the team events, then the individuals. For her third adventure in five attempts.