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Gretchen Bleiler

Full name: Gretchen Bleiler
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: April 10, 1981 in Toledo, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Aspen Valley Ski Club, Aspen (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Snowboarding

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Gretchen Bleiler began snowboarding at age 11, and turned professional in 1996, when she was 15. She just missed qualifying for the 2002 US Winter Olympic team, but then dominated the circuit in 2003, with eight straight wins, including the Winter X Games halfpipe, the US Open, the overall Grand Prix title, the Vans Triple Crown overall title, and the World Superpipe Championship. Out with a torn ACL in the 2003-04 season, she returned in 2005 to win the Winter X Games, the Gravity Games, and the US Open. She again dominated in 2006, winning the overall Grand Prix title, the World Cup title, and four of five Grand Prix events, but she was upset at the Winter Olympics, losing out to her close friend, Hannah Teter, and winning a silver medal. Continuing to compete Bleiler was Winter X gold medalist in 2008 and was the 2008 Winter Dew Tour superpipe champion. She also designs snowboards and outerwear for Oakley and K2.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2006 Winter 24 Torino Snowboarding Women's Halfpipe United States USA 2 Silver
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Snowboarding Women's Halfpipe United States USA 11

Women's Halfpipe

Games Age City Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
2006 Winter 24 Torino United States USA Final Round 2 43.4
2006 Winter 24 Torino United States USA Final Round Run 1 2 41.5 8.2 8.7 8.3 8.7 7.6
2006 Winter 24 Torino United States USA Final Round Run 2 2 43.4 8.5 8.9 8.6 8.3 9.1
2006 Winter 24 Torino United States USA Qualifying Round 1 2 Q 41.6 8.2 8.3 8.7 7.9 8.5
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver United States USA Final Round 11 14.7
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver United States USA Final Round Run 1 10 11.0 2.2 2.0 2.3 2.5 2.0
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver United States USA Final Round Run 2 9 14.7 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.0
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver United States USA Qualifying Round 5 Q 40.2
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver United States USA Qualifying Round Run 1 7 36.6 7.2 6.8 7.4 7.3 7.9
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver United States USA Qualifying Round Run 2 3 40.2 7.6 8.0 8.3 8.2 8.1