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Katie Uhlaender

Katie Uhlaender
Skeleton USA

Katie Uhlaender

Katie Uhlaender
  • Birth date 7/17/1984
  • Birthplace Vail, CO, CO
  • Hometown Breckenridge, CO
  • Residence Colorado Springs, CO, CO
  • Height/Weight 5'4"/ 147 lbs
  • Olympics 2014

Biography

Uhlaender has been a mainstay on the U.S. skeleton team for more than a decade. She made her Olympic debut in 2006, finishing sixth. Four years later, she was 11th, and at the 2014 Games, she was fourth, just .04 seconds away from a medal. After Sochi, while recovering from injuries, she took a break from skeleton and tried track cycling.
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Getting to know Katie Uhlaender

1

Uhlaender spends her offseason working on her family’s cattle ranch in Kansas.

2

She competed at the U.S. weightlifting trials prior to the 2012 Olympics.

3

Her father, Ted, was an MLB outfielder for eight seasons.

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