Your greatest achievements came with the Norwegian 4x5 km relay ( world title 1982 Olympic victory in 1984 ). In addition, an Olympic bronze medal and three World Championship medals. In the Cross Country World Cup Pettersen won ten races, came second and seven third place six times. In the overall World Cup was in 1982 and 1983 respectively Second, in 1985 and 1986 respectively third parties. In 1986, she received the Holmenkollen medal.
After her retirement in 1988 Pettersen studied economics and marketing. She worked for an insurance company, was responsible for organizing the cross country race at the 1994 Winter Olympics in her hometown of Lillehammer and also worked for the Norwegian Ski Association and the Athletes' Commission of the IOC.