Kate Hansen - Graduating Junior
Birthdate: June 9, 1992 (Age 22)
Height / Weight: 5'7", 130lbs
Hometown: Burbank, CA
Resides in La Canada, CA
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  • Fun Facts
  • In high school, Kate was a league champion high jumper
  • Kate enjoys surfing and eating watermelon
  • Kate's favorite artist is Beyonce
  • Kate's favorite movies are Mean Girls and She's the Man
  • Best Ever Results
  • Finished 10th at the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia
  • World Cup gold medal in Sigulda, Latvia
  • 4th place in Park City, Utah World Cup
  • Qualified for 2014 Olympic Winter Games
  • 2013 6th place in Whistler World Cup
  • Part of silver medal relay team in Winterberg, Germany
  • 6th in 2013 Lake Placid World Cup
  • Silver medal in Junior Challenge Cup, Oberhof
  • Raced to 2 gold and 1 bronze medal in 2007-08 Youth A World Cup season
  • Finished fourth in the final 2008 overall Youth A World Cup rankings
  • Won three medals (2 gold, 1 bronze) in Youth A World Cup 2007-08 season
  • 2009 Norton Junior National Championships Silver medal
  • 2008 Verizon U.S. Junior (to age 20) national champion
  • 2008 Junior World Luge Championship team event gold medalist
  • Raced to the 2008 women’s singles Junior Luge World Championship crown, becoming the youngest-ever U.S. junior luge World Champion (15 years and 243 days)
  • Finished 13th in the November, 2009 women’s singles World Cup in Igls, Austria
  • Bronze Medalist at the January, 2010 women’s singles Junior World Championships in Igls, Austria
  • Personal Info
  • Sophomore at Brigham Young University
  • 13-14 Season
  • Finished 10th at the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia
  • World Cup gold medal in Sigulda, Latvia
  • 21st place in Altenberg, Germany World Cup
  • 12th place in Oberhof, Germany World Cup
  • 15th place in Koenigssee, Germany World Cup
  • 4th place in Park City, Utah World Cup
  • 6th place in Whistler World Cup
  • Part of silver medal winning relay team in Winterberg, Germany
  • 7th place in Winterberg, Germany World Cup
  • 23rd place in Igls, Austria World Cup
  • 12th place in Lillehammer World Cup (Lead first run)
  • 2013 winner of fall seeding race series
  • 2013 Norton National Champion
  • 12-13 Season
  • 17th in Sochi Pre-Olympic World Cup
  • 6th in 2013 Lake Placid World Cup
  • 14th in Whistler, Canada World Championship
  • 21st in Koenigssee, Germany World Cup
  • 19th in Altenberg, Germany World Cup
  • 20th in Koenigssee, Germany World Cup
  • 23rd in Innsbruck-Igls, Austria World Cup
  • 4th in Norton National Championships
  • 11-12 Season
  • 20th in Calgary, Canada World Cup
  • 5th in Oberhof, Germany Junior World Cup
  • 7th in Koenigssee, Germany Junior World Championship
  • 16th in Winterberg, Germany Junior World Cup
  • 19th in Winterberg, Germany World Cup
  • 16th in Koenigssee, Germany World Cup
  • Silver Medal in Junior World Cup, Park City #2
  • 8th in Oberhof, Germany World Cup
  • Bronze Medalist at Junior World Cup in Calgary, Canada
  • 10-11 Season
  • 5th in Oberhof, Germany FIL Junior World Championships
  • 18th in Igls, Austria Junior World Cup
  • 6th in Altenberg, Germany Junior World Cup
  • 9th in Park City, Utah Nations Cup
  • 09-10 Season
  • 2010 Norton National Championship in Lake Placid, NY: 5th
  • 2010 Junior World Championship Team Event: 3rd
  • 2010 women’s singles Junior World Championship: 3rd
  • Overall Junior World Cup Standing: 15th
  • 2009-10 Junior World Cup Results: DNF, 29th, 8th
  • 2009-2010 World Cup Results: 16th, 13th, 24th (NC), 17th (NC)
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