Athletes

Shannon Bahrke

Shannon Bahrke

Narrator – Shannon, a three-time Olympian, grew up at Lake Tahoe playing a variety of sports but really excelled in skiing. At age 12 she was approached by the head coach of the Squaw Valley Freestyle Team, Ray DeVre, to possibly join the team. 

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Scotty Bahrke

b. 7/19/1985; Aerials – Growing up at Lake Tahoe, Scotty started skiing early on and competed in all freestyle disciplines while on the Alpine Meadows Freestyle Team. It probably was not easy having a moguls superstar for a sister, but when Scotty started concentrating in aerials, it did not take long to break out on his own.

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K.C. Oakley

K.C. Oakley

b. 5/5/1988; Moguls – Born in Los Angeles, California, K.C.’s family moved to Piedmont, California when she was five. She went to Piedmont schools, K through 12, where she played soccer and volleyball.

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Brita Sigourney

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b. 1/17/1990; Halfpipe – Brita calls Carmel, California her hometown, and she grew up loving all ocean sports. When she was not skiing or hanging out at the beach, you could find her playing water polo, which she did while attending Santa Catalina School and later during her freshman year at the University of California, Davis.

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David Wise

b. 6/30/1990; Halfpipe – David was born and raised in Reno, Nevada, an easy commute to the ski slopes at Lake Tahoe. He started skiing competitively in the alpine events, but his love of catching big air led him to join the Alpine Meadows Freestyle Team at age 11, where he remained until his coach, Clay, died.

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