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Veronika Bauer

Veronika Bauer
  • Born: 10/17/1979
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 165cm
  • Weight: 62kg
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

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Veronika Bauer competed in her third Olympic Winter Games at Vancouver 2010 where she was the only Canadian female aerialist to qualify. She posted a 15th place finish in the aerials event, after finishing 12th at Turin 2006 and 10th at Salt Lake City 2002.

Bauer has competed at five FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, winning the gold medal in 2001 in Whistler and the silver medal in 2003 in Deer Valley.

World Championship Results

2007 (Madonna, ITA): 7th 2005 (Ruka, FIN): 11th 2003 (Deer Valley, USA): Silver 2001 (Whistler, CAN): Gold 1999 (Meiringen-Hasliberg, SUI): 6th

Career Notes

2009-10: Finished 6th in aerials in Changchun, CHN. 2008-09: Ranked 7th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Top World Cup result was 3rd in Adventure Mountain, CHN … Suffered concussion and did not compete for six months. 2007-08: Ranked 21st overall in aerials for World Cup season … Top World Cup result was 8th in Inawashiro, JPN. 2006-07: Was 7th at WC … Ranked 12th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Top World Cup result was bronze in Mont Gabriel, Que. 2005-06: Finished 12th at Olympic Winter Games … Ranked 6th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Captured World Cup silver in Deer Valley, USA … Won bronze at World Cup in Changchun, CHN. 2004-05: Finished 11th at WC … Ranked 8th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Captured two World Cup medals, silver in Deer Valley, USA and bronze in Fernie, B.C. 2003-04: Ranked 6th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Captured three World Cup medals – silver in Mt. Buller, AUS and Fernie, B.C. and bronze in Harbin/Long-zhu, CHN. 2002-03: Won silver at WC and posted 3rd-highest score in women’s aerials history … Ranked 3rd overall in aerials for World Cup season … Triple World Cup gold medallist, winning medals in Mt. Buller, AUS (09/07/02), Mt. Buller, AUS (08/09/02) and Fernie, B.C. (01/26/03) … Added bronze in Steamboat, USA. 2001-02: Finished 10th at Olympic Winter Games … Ranked 4th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Clinched World Cup gold in Lake Placid, USA. 2000-01: Won gold at WC … Was first woman to perform two different triple twisting doubles in competition … Ranked 4th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Two-time World Cup medallist in Mt Buller, AUS, capturing silver and bronze. 1999-00: Ranked 7th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Top World Cup result was bronze in Mt. Buller, AUS. 1998-99: Finished 6th at WC … Ranked 11th overall in aerials for World Cup season … Top World Cup result was 7th at Heavenly, USA. 1997-98: Finished World Cup season ranked 9th overall in aerials … Top World Cup result was 6th at Whistler, B.C.

Personal

Became involved in freestyle skiing because of background in competitive gymnastics and trampoline … Bauer was Ontario trampoline champion in 1994 … Her nickname is Little Vee … Despite her sport of choice, Bauer said she does not enjoy winter. In fact, her dream is to live on a beach.

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2002 Salt Lake CityOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - FreestyleAerials - Women - 10
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - FreestyleAerials - Women - 12
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSkiing - FreestyleAerials - Women - 15
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