Bobsled and Skeleton
EVENT - BOBSLEIGH
HEIGHT 5'8" WEIGHT 170 lbs.
- 2010 Olympic Winter Games - 6th place with partner Shauna Rohbock
Michelle Rzepka began the sport of bobsled in 2007, joining the World Cup team during her rookie year. In just two seasons, Rzepka has pushed her way to top ten finishes in seven of eight World Cup races, earning her first World Cup medal, bronze, in Whistler, Canada, site of the 2010 Olympic Games. She placed 6th with driver Erin Pac at the 2009 World Championships in Lake Placid, New York.
Rzepka graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Kinesiology. While at Michigan State, she was a Big 10 indoor and outdoor pole vault champion and earned All-American honors. Rzepka pursued her master's degree in Exercise Physiology from McNeese State University, where she served as a graduate assistant coach for the track and field team.