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Katie Uhlaender

Bobsled and Skeleton

  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014

EVENT - SKELETON

HEIGHT   5'3"    WEIGHT   135 lbs.

Katie Uhlaender began the sport of skeleton in 2003, quickly climbing national rank by winning both the National and Junior National Championships in her first season. Uhlaender made the Winter Olympic Team in 2006 and slid to a sixth place finish in Torino, Italy.   She dominated the World Cup tour during the 2006-2007 season, winning five gold medals and claiming the overall World Cup crown. In the 2007-2008 season, Uhlaender once again placed first in the World Cup standings.  She placed second in the 2008 World Championships.

Uhlaender loves to ski, snowboard, kite board and craves speed, which is one of the reasons she began skeleton. She "loves the feeling of getting power off the start block."  Uhlaender also enjoys photography, writing, film, and her favorite book is "The Fountainhead."  After her sliding career, Katie would like to become a producer or writer so that she can combine her "writing and photographic skills in a creative way."  Uhlaender is currently enrolled at Colorado Mountain College as a science major.

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games - 11th overall
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games - 6th

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2013-2014 World Cup
    -12th in Calgary (11/13), 14th in Park City (12/13), 14th in Lake Placid #1 (12/13),9th in Lake Placid #2 (12/13), DNS Winterberg (1/14), 6th in St. Moritz (1/11), 12th in Igls (1/17), 11th in Koenigssee (1/24)
  • 2012-2013 World Cup
    -5th in Lake Placid (11/12), GOLD in Park City (11/12), 7th in Whistler (11/12), 21st in Winterberg (12/12), 5th Team Event in Winterberg (12/12), GOLD in La Plagne (12/12), SILVER Altenberg (1/13), 9th in Konigssee (1/13), 10th in Igls (1/13), BRONZE Team Event in Igls (1/13), 8th Team Event at World Championships in St. Moritz, 7th at World Championships in St. Moritz (1/13), SILVER in Sochi (2/13)
  • 2012 World Champion in Lake Placid, NY (2/12)
  • 6th overall in 2011-2012 World Cup
    -DNS Igls (12/11), BRONZE in La Plagne (12/11), 5th in Winterberg (12/11), 6th in Altenberg (1/12), 5th in Koenigssee (1/12), 13th in St. Moritz (1/12), 8th in Calgary (1/12)
  • 2011-2012 Intercontinental Cup
    -BRONZE in Calgary #1 (2/12), 6th in Calgary #2 (2/12) 
  • SILVER at 2011 National Championships
  • 24th overall in 2010-2011 World Cup
    -5th in St. Moritz (1/11), 10th in Cesana (1/11)
  • 9th in Koenigssee World Championships (2/11)
  • 2010-2011 Intercontinental Cup
    -6th in La Plagne #1 (12/10), 7th in La Plagne #2 (12/10), BRONZE in Whistler #1 (1/11), 5th in Whistler #2 (1/11) 
  • 7th overall in 2009-2010 World Cup
    -7th in Park City (11/09), 12th in Lake Placid (11/09), 5th in Cesana (12/09), 12th in Winterberg (12/09), 13th in Altenberg (12/09), 7th in Konigssee (1/10), 6th in St. Moritz (1/10), 8th in Igls (1/10)
  • 3rd overall in 2008-2009 World Cup
    -4th in Winterberg (11/08), 4th in Altenberg (12/08), 5th in Igls (12/08), 11th in Konigssee (1/09) 6th in St. Moritz (1/09), 4th at Whistler (2/09), 5th in Park City #1 (2/09), SILVER in Park City #2 (2/09)
  • 7th at World Champsionships in Lake Placid (2/09)
  • 2008 World Cup Champion
    -7th in Calgary (11/07), SILVER in Park City (12/07), GOLD in Lake Placid (12/07), 4th in Cesana #1 (1/08), GOLD in Cesana #2 (1/08), GOLD in St. Moritz (1/08), GOLD in Königssee (2/08), BRONZE at Winterberg (2/08) 
  • 2nd at World Championshipsin in Altenberg, Germany (2/08)
  • 2007-2008 World Cup Champion
    -GOLD in Calgary (11/06), GOLD in Park City (12/06), GOLD in Lake Placid (12/06), GOLD in Nagano (01/07), SILVER in Igls (01/07), 5th in Cesana Pariol (02/07), GOLD in Winterberg (02/07), 6th in Königssee (02/07) 
  • 3rd at World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland (01/07)
  • 2007 National Champion in Park City (01/07)
  • 4th place overall in 2005-2006 World Cup 
    -3rd in Calgary (11/05), 3rd in Lake Placid (11/05), 7th in Igls (12/05), 10th in Sigulda (12/05), 11th in Königssee (01/06), 9th in St. Moritz (01/06), 12th in Altenberg (01/06)
  • 2006 National Champion based on team trials rank
  • 6th place overall in 2004-2005 World Cup 
    -6th in Winterberg (11/04), 4th in Altenberg (12/04), 7th in Igls (12/04), 4th in Sigulda (12/04), 12th in Cesana Pariol (01/05), 8th in St. Moritz (01/05), SILVER in Lake Placid (02/05),            
  • 7th at World Championships in Calgary, Canada (02/05)
  • 2004 America's Cup Champion
    -GOLD in Park City (12/03), GOLD in Calgary (12/03), SILVER in Lake Placid (01/04), SILVER in World Junior Championships (02/04)
  • 2004 National Champion in Lake Placid
  • 7th place in the 2003 Junior World Championships (02/03)
  • 2003 National and Junior National Champion in Lake Placid


 

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