Gretchen Bleiler

Usa winter olympic half pipe snow boarder

Gretchen Bleiler

Gretchen Bleiler was born in Toledo, Ohio, on April 10, 1981 her parents were Her maximum heart rate is 188 her target heart rate's zone's are low is 94 and her high is 159.8 she has won She proved her she was meant to be there in 2006, cruising on to the Olympic Team and landing a silver medal in Torino, Italy. She made the Olympic team again in 2010 and in that same year nabbed yet another X Games gold medal (her fourth and also has won gold for usa on the halfpipe.

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Among her accomplishments, she jump-started the invert revolution for female riders as the first to land a Crippler 540 in competition, and won more halfpipe competitions in 2003, 2005 and 2006 than any other female snowboarder. Also In the pre-Olympic season she won four of the five US Olympic halfpipe qualifiers and is also a four-time X Games gold medalist, most recently winning the superpipe at Winter X Games XIV.

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More life facts about Gretchen Bleiler

She started to snowboard at the age of 11. The reason that she started snowboarding is cause of her two older brothers she wanted to be just like them.