• Debut in 2001
• At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, she has seven medals with two gold (4 x 5 km: 2005, 2011), two silvers (7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit: 2009, 30 km: 2007), and three bronzes (7.5 km + 7,5 km double pursuit: 2005, 2007; 4 x 5 km: 2007).
• Steira finished fourth in three individual events (10 km, 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit, 30 km) at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She has four individual career victories at various levels from 2002 to 2006.
• In 2009 Steira extended her interests to track athletics and announced her ambition to compete in the 5000 metres at the 2010 European Athletics Championships after achieving a time of 16.02 in Norway. She lives at Drøbak near Oslo.
• In the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she came eighth in the 10 km pursuit. More agonisingly, she achieved her fourth fourth-place Olympic finish in the 15 km pursuit, losing out on a medal by 0.1 seconds in a photo finish with Justyna Kowalczyk. On February 25, 2010 Steira became an Olympic champion in the 4 x 5 km relay, racing in the third leg after Vibeke Skofterud and Therese Johaug and before Marit Bjørgen.
• Last winter Steira finished in 6th place in the Overall World Cup standing
• Steire took third place in the FIS Tour de Ski and additionally two individual World Cup podiums including one victory