Name: David Wise
Sport: Freestyle Skiing
Event(s): Halfpipe
Height: 6-0
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 Three-time Olympian (2014, 2018); Three-time Olympic medalist (2 gold, 1 silver)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, silver (halfpipe)
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, gold (halfpipe)
  • Olympic Winter Games 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: 2021 – 10th (halfpipe)
  • Years of participation: 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017, 2019, 2021
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
  • Gold – 2013 (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.