Name: David Wise
Sport: Freestyle Skiing
Event(s): Halfpipe
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
DOB: 6/30/1990
Birthplace: Reno, Nev.
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
High School: Wooster High School (Reno, Nev.) '08
College: Truckee Meadows Community College
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2014, 2018); two-time Olympic medalist (2 gold)
  • PyeongChang 2018, gold (halfpipe)
  • Sochi 2014, gold (halfpipe)
  • Became the first Olympic champion in men’s ski halfpipe when the sport debuted on the Olympic program in 2014
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – 4th (halfpipe)
  • Years of participation: 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
  • Gold – 2013 (halfpipe)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 FIS World Cup Standings, 9th (halfpipe)
  • 2016 FIS World Cup Standings, 7th (halfpipe)
  • 2015 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (halfpipe)
  • 2014 X Games Aspen, 1st (halfpipe)
  • 2013 FIS World Cup Standings, 3rd (halfpipe)
  • 2013 X Games Aspen, 1st (halfpipe)
  • 2013 X Games Tignes, 2nd (halfpipe)
  • 2012 FIS World Cup Standings, 1st (halfpipe)
  • 2012 X Games Tignes, 2nd (halfpipe)
  • 2012 X Games Aspen, 1st (halfpipe)
  • 2011 FIS World Cup Standings, 3rd (halfpipe)
Personal: Son of Tom and Kathy Wise...Has two sisters, Jessica and Christy...Has one daughter, Nayeli, and one son, Malachi, with wife Alexandra...Began skiing at age 3 and skiing professionally at age 18...Followed in his father’s footsteps as a ski racer, but then turned to freestyle skiing when he was 11 years old...Hobbies include biking, and playing volleyball and softball.