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Natalie Geisenberger

Natalie Geisenberger
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Natalie Geisenberger

Natalie Geisenberger
  • Birth date 2/05/1988
  • Birthplace Munich
  • Residence Miesbach
  • Height/Weight 6'0"/ 176 lbs
  • Olympics 2010, 2014

Biography

Geisenberger is the 2014 Olympic women’s luge champion. She beat fellow German Tatjana Huefner, the 2010 Olympic champion, by 1.139 seconds, the second-largest margin of victory in Olympic history. Geisenberger also won a gold medal in the inaugural team relay event in Sochi. She has won more career World Cup races than any other woman.
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Getting to know Natalie Geisenberger

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Geisenberger was a promising skier until she decided to focus on luge. She initially thought luge was “boring.”

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She made her Olympic debut in 2010 and earned the bronze medal in women’s singles.

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No other woman owns more world championship luge medals than Geisenberger.

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