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Marina Doria standing in her crutches. 1962.

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Marina Doria standing in her crutches. 1962.
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Marina Doria standing in her crutches. 1962.
Marina Doria standing in her crutches. 1962.
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Marina Doria standing in her crutches. 1962. Marina Ricolfi Doria is the daughter of René Italo Ricolfi Doria and wife Iris Amalia Benvenuti, who owned a Swiss biscuit business. She has three sisters: Silvia, Nina and Alda, and one brother, Dominique. She is a Swiss-born water skier and the wife of Prince Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, only son and heir of Italy's last monarch: King Umberto II and his wife Princess Marie José of Belgium. In 1955 Marina Doria went to Florida and became a star attraction at the Florida amusement park Cypress Gardens. She was a water ski champion, winning world titles on three occasions to gain the titles of Women Tricks World Champion in 1955 and 1957, and Women Slalom World Champion in 1957. In addition, she won four consecutive overall titles in the European Championships from 1953 to 1956 and multiple national titles in her native Switzerland. In 1991 Doria was selected as member in the International Water Ski Federation Hall of Fame. After an eleven-year engagement and against the wishes of the groom's father, her marriage to Vittorio Emanuele, then a banker and helicopter salesman, took place in Tehran on 7 October 1971, at the occasion of the 2,500 year celebration of the Persian Empire. They have one son, Emanuele Filiberto. When her husband, Vittorio Emanuele, was allowed to return to his homeland in 2002, they moved from Switzerland to Italy.

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