Bode Miller

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Bode Miller : biography

12 October 1977 –

Miller first gained widespread recognition when he won two silver medals at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in the giant slalom and combined events, though he had been known to skiing fans since he burst onto the international scene as an 18-year-old in 1996. Miller is known for his reckless style, often risking crashes to increase his chances of winning a given race; in his book, Bode: Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun, Miller stated that his goal as a skier was not to win medals, but rather to ski "as fast as the natural universe will allow." In 2006, Miller also became famous for his reclusive (but outspoken) personality and his attention-getting statements.

Personal life

Miller has a daughter named Dacey who was born in February 2008. SI.com, February 21, 2009 and a son, Bode Miller, Jr with another woman, Sara McKenna. He is in legal battles with both women.

Miller announced (via Twitter on September 18, 2012) his engagement to pro beach volleyball player and model Morgan Beck while McKenna (age 27) was pregnant with his son. chicagotribune.com, September 19, 2012 Beck, 25, played collegiate volleyball at California. On October 7, 2012 the two married in San Diego, California.

Miller’s wife, volleyball champ Morgan Beck, announced on January 19, 2013, she had a miscarriage that day regarding her recent pregnancy.

World Cup results

Season standings

Season Age Overall Slalom GiantSlalom Super G Downhill Combined
1998 20 95 36
1999 21 38 23 23
2000 22 90 31 44
2001 23 42 15 34 55
2002 24 4 2 7 49 4
2003 25 2 17 2 12 13 1
2004 26 4 5 1 25 23 1
2005 27 1 15 2 1 2
2006 28 3 32 9 10 5 2
2007 29 4 55 6 1 8 28
2008 30 1 29 13 8 2 1
2009 31 15 16 35 27 7
2010 32 20 43 18 17 5
2011 33 14 24 14 12 22
2012 34 15 53 31 16 5 16
2013 35

Season titles

  • 8 titles – (2 Overall, 2 Super G, 1 Giant Slalom, 3 Combined)
Season Discipline
2003 Combined
2004 Giant Slalom
Combined
2005 Overall
Super-G
2007 Super-G
2008 Overall
Combined