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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


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


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


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


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

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