Bode Miller : biography
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.
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
- 8 titles – (2 Overall, 2 Super G, 1 Giant Slalom, 3 Combined)