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KATIE UHLAENDER
Height: 5-3
Weight: 135
DOB: 7/17/84
Birthplace: Vail, Colo.
Hometown: McDonald, Kan.
Current Residence: Cedar Park, Texas
High School: Summit High School (Frisco, Colo.) '02
College: Colorado Mountain College '14, Science
Foreign Language(s): German, Spanish
ROAD TO SOCHI
As a three-time Olympian, two-time overall world cup champion and three-time world championships medalist, Uhlaender has proven her ability to succeed on the international stage. The 2012 world champion has yet to earn an Olympic medal, but after finishing second at the Olympic test event in 2013, she is aiming to earn her first Olympic podium in Sochi.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 11th
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, 6th
  • 2013-14 St. Moritz World Cup, 6th
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup, 9th
  • 2013 World Championships, 8th (team), 7th
  • 2012-13 La Plagne World Cup, gold
  • 2012-13 Altenberg World Cup, silver
  • 2012-13 Sochi World Cup, silver
  • 2012-13 Park City World Cup, gold
  • Three-time world championships medalist, gold (2012), silver (2008), bronze (2007)
  • Two-time world cup overall champion (2007-08)
  • Three-time national champion (2003-04, 2007)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Ted and Karen Uhlaender…Has a sister, Sheryl, and three brothers - Scott, Hank and William…Father was a professional MLB outfielder who played in the 1965 and 1972 World Series; he died in 2009 of a heart attack after a year-long battle with cancer…In memory of her father, wears the 1972 National League pennant ring he earned with the Cincinnati Reds…Owns cattle on an 800-acre family ranch in Kansas…Hobbies include skiing, snowboarding, kiteboarding and anything at high speeds…After her professinal skeleton career, hopes to become a producer or writer.
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