Val di Fiemme 2003 was the first Championships for young Kristin. Having scored some WC points, she won a place in the Norwegian team, and she finished in the Top30 twice. Of course, her task was to collect experience. She was not chosen to start in the relay.
However, it was a very successful Champianships for Norwegian girls. Both Bente Skari and Marit Bjørgen became World Champions, Hilde Pedersen won her first two individual medals (at the age of 38!). Norwegian Relay was also successful, finishing second. Norwegian girls scored six medals in total (3-1-2).