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Gretchen Bleiler
Sport: Snowboarding
Birthdate: April 10, 1981
Birthplace: Toledo, OH
Hometown: Aspen, CO
Residence: Aspen, CO
Ht: / Wt: 5'5" / 125 lbs
Olympics: 2006
Event: Women's Halfpipe
Olympic Pulse
  • Gretchen Bleiler Closing ceremonies was so fun and now I'm ready for my first few pow/heli days of the season. Thanks for the support!
  • Gretchen Bleiler Excited to back for closing ceremonies with the gang! Such a fun experience!!
  • Gretchen Bleiler Getting ready to head back to Vancouver for closing ceremonies! Can't believe the Olympics are over! Just in time for my BC Heli Trip!
  • Gretchen Bleiler Here's a look at the faces of the 2010 Olympics from Vanity Fair. Who knew? I'm one of them http://tinyurl.com/ygqmpg3
  • Gretchen Bleiler FF# @scottylago @gregbretzz @tbyrnes @ellerybreck @greteeliassen @stevenhfisher

Getting to know: Gretchen Bleiler

She's not the reigning Olympic champion, but Torino silver medalist Gretchen Bleiler is the face of women's snowboarding... Born in Ohio and raised in Aspen, the photogenic halfpipe star has earned the nickname "Super G" due in part to a massive well of energy that fuels an array of off-snow endeavors... Last summer, Bleiler was married in Costa Rica, making her grand entry into the ceremony on a horse.

Results

DateEvent RankResults
Thu, Feb 18 - 6:00pHalfpipe -- Final 1114.7
Thu, Feb 18 - 4:00pHalfpipe -- Semifinal 1114.7
Thu, Feb 18 - 12:30pHalfpipe -- Qual. 540.2

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    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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