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Skeleton is a intense race. Sliding on a trace at high speeds is dangerous, its crazy, but one of the most watched sports in the winter olympics. Some say it takes a crazy person to want to this sport, but Noelle Pikus-Pace says,"it just takes a mother".

Noelle Pikus-Pace

  • Gender: Female
  • Birthday: 8 December 1982
  • Height: (5' 10'')
  • Weight: 159 lbs
  • Family: Husband Janson Pace, children Lacee and Traycen
  • Coach: Tuffy Latour

Noelle Pikus-Pace

In July 2009 scans revealed a stress fracture in her fibula and areas of stress around the rod that holds the tibia in her right leg. She got surgery in 2010 season.Noelle has rehabbed her way to top competition-shape. Shes a mother of two and the fastest mom on the ice.

Words to describe Noelle

Mom of 2, US Skeleton Athlete, 2010 Olympian, World Champion, Mormon, and Motivational Speaker.
Noelle became the first woman to ever win the Overall World Cup Title in skeleton that same year. She was favored to win the Gold Medal going into the 2006 Winter Olympics. At the U.S. Olympic trials in October of 2005 an unfortunate accident kept her from competing at the Olympic Games. A bobsled unexpectedly came out of the track and hit her. She sustained a compound fracture to her lower right leg and because of this injury she was unable to compete in the Olympics.
The following year, she came back to win the World Championships by the largest margin the history of the sport. She continued on with her education and received a Masters degree in Business Administration in 2007.

Small owner

She owns a small business called called "snow fire" that sells hats.
The summer of 2012, Noelle won 16 national and international medals including 10 gold medals, 4 silvers, and 2 bronze. She won the Silver Medal in the World Championship Individual event and the Gold at World Championships in the team event as well as a Gold Medal on the 2014 Olympic Track in Sochi, Russia. She finished the season ranked 3rd in the World. Now her and family look forward on taking the gold home.

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How They Train: Skeleton Racing

How they Train

This video shows what they have to do to train. Just the warmup is a work out!
Fastest Mom on Ice -- Noelle Pikus-Pace

Fastest Mom on the Ice.

Being a mother of two helps inspire her to be great. Her family and friends are what inspired her to come back to skeleton racing.
Pikus-Pace and Uhlaender swing by FOX Sports

Show

Just showing how her story has risen her popularity.
Noelle Pikus Pace: Going for the Olympic Gold in 2014

Update.

Expectations are really high on the american team. Noelle Pikus-Pace travels with two kids and her husband; will this put stress on her? She says they help keep her mind off the race. Will this technique ruin her chances for gold? We will find out feb.13.


Update on the race.
Noelle Pikus-Pace in second place; on the heels of the first place racer. She came in second at 1:57.33. With the final two runs should be loaded with drama.


Update

Noelle Pikus-Pace came in second with 3:53.86.

And when it was over, Pikus-Pace couldn't stop crying, though that had nothing to do with the result.

"Good as gold," she said.

Noelle Pikus Pace: Where You Look is Where You'll Go- Amazing Motivational Speaker

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Noelle Pikus-Pace is a motivational person. She is a inspiration to all kinds of people. Her story is so relatable. She is a mom of two, she's following her dream, and came back from an injury.
Athlete Spotlight: Noele Pikus Pace
Pikus Pace Training 8 26 12

Training

Intense workouts are needed for Noelle if she wants to be great at what she does and stay in top physical shape.