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Model Olympian: David Wise
David Wise started skiing when he was three years old when his parents, who were tired of babysitting him when everyone else was on the slopes, enrolled him in the Sky Tavern Junior Ski Program.
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Model Olympian: David Wise
Wise tore his ACL in his left knee during the 2009-10 season. After rehabbing and winning his first X Games title in 2012, he blew out the same knee that May.
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Model Olympian: David Wise
Wise met his wife Alexandra at a church summer camp. They got engaged on Alexandra’s 19th birthday, in February 2011. Wise proposed in Lake Tahoe under a full moon, after reading her poem he wrote in glow-in-the-dark ink.
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Model Olympian: David Wise
Instead of wearing an actual wedding ring, Wise had his tattooed on his finger.
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Model Olympian: David Wise
When his career is over, Wise thinks about becoming either a writer or a pastor.
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