Katie Uhlaender

Katie Uhlaender (born 17 July 1984) is an American skeleton pilot.

Katie Uhlaender, daughter of U.S. baseball stars Ted Uhlaender, participates in the Skeleton World Cup since the 2004/ 05 season. In Lake Placid succeeds with space equal to 2 in their first season's first podium finish. At the World Cup 2005 is fifth. The following season it is in the overall World Cup Fourth and achieved two third places in Calgary and Lake Placid.

Her big break came in the season 2006/07. In November, she won her first World Cup race in Calgary, four more victories followed. In the overall World Cup, she won the superior rating. At the 2007 World Championships in St. Moritz, she won the bronze medal. Also in the 2007/ 08 season, she won the overall title. She won four of the eight races of the season and took two more podium finishes. At the World Championships in 2008, she won silver in singles and bronze in the team. With less success, the season was 2008/09. She reached second place and was in the standings to third parties. At the World Championships in Lake Placid, she was in seventh single, but repeated in a team bronze medal last year. In the 2009/10 season she could no longer reach a podium and was seventh in the overall standings. Handicapped by injuries could Uhlaender the 2010/11 season start late. She completed two races in the America's and Intercontinental Cup and only at the end of season two World Cup races, where they finished fifth and tenth. At the World Cup in Koenigssee, she was ninth.

In 2006, she took on the qualifications that she won before Noëlle Pikus - Pace, at the Olympic Games in Turin in part and finished sixth. At the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 it ranked eleventh. In 2012 she became World Champion in singles and with the team.