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Bree Schaaf

    Athlete Bio






    HEIGHT   5'10"    WEIGHT   167 lbs.

    Bree Schaaf has been involved with sliding sports since 2002, but only recently did she begin the sport of bobsled.  Schaaf followed her brother to a skeleton recruiting camp and spent the next five years competing at the national and international level.  In 2007 she made the switch to bobsled.  During the first half of the 2008-2009 season Schaaf claimed one gold, one silver and four bronze medals on the America's Cup circuit.  Her first place finish at the 2009 National Championships gave her a spot on the World Cup team for the second half of the season.  She raced to 5th place at the 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia.

    Schaaf graduated from Portland State University, where she played volleyball. When she is not bobsledding, she likes to spend time playing the piano, playing beach volleyball, cooking, sewing, metalworking, and reading.  For the past nine years, she volunteered as a camp counselor for Stanley Stamm Seattle Children's Hospital camp.

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    Olympic Highlights:

    • 2010 Olympic Winter Games - 5th place with partner Emily Azevedo

    Career Highlights:


    • 2012-2013 North American Cup (NAC Overall Champion 2012-2013)
      -GOLD in Park City #1 (11/12), GOLD in Park City #2 (11/12), GOLD in Calgary #3 (12/12), GOLD in Calgary #4 (12/12), GOLD in Calgary #5 (12/12), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
    • 2011-2012 World Cup
      -11th in Igls (12/11), 11th in La Plagne (12/11), 9th in Winterberg (12/11), 5th in Altenberg (1/12), 15th in Koenigssee (1/12), 14th in St. Moritz (1/12), 9th in Whistler (2/12)
    • 8th overall in 2010-2011 World Cup
      -6th in Whistler (11/10), 6th in Calgary (12/10), 5th in Park City make-up (12/10), 5th in Lake Placid (12/10), 13th in St. Moritz (1/11), 10th in Cesana (1/11), 10th in World Championships in Koenigssee
    • 2010-2011 America's Cup
      -GOLD in Park City #2 (11/10) 
    • 9th overall in 2009-2010 World Cup
      -4th in Park City (11/09), 9th in Lake Placid (11/09), 6th in Cesana (12/09), 10th in Winterberg (12/09), 13th in Altenberg (12/09), 10th in Konigssee (1/10), 11th in St. Moritz (1/10), 13th in Igls (1/10), 
      10th in 2009 World Championships in Lake Placid (2/09)
    • 2008-2009 America's Cup Champion
      -Bronze in Park City #1 (10/08), BRONZE in Park City #2 (10/08), GOLD in Calgary #1 (11/08), Silver in Calgary #2 (11/08), BRONZE in Lake Placid #1 (11/08), BRONZE in Lake Placid #2 (11/08), Gold in Lake Placid #3 (4/09), SILVER in Lake Placid #4 (4/09)
    • 2006-2007 results in Women's Skeleton
      -11th at World Championships in St. Moritz, 6th in WC Calgary, 8th in WC Lake Placid
    • 2005-2006 Europa Cup in Women's Skeleton
      -2nd in Winterberg (2/06), 3rd in Igls (11/05), 7th in St. Moritz (1/06), 14th in Konigssee (12/05)
    • 8th in Women's Skeleton Europa Cup rankings in 2004-2005
    • 2004-2005 America's Cup
      -5th in EC Konigssee (12/04), 4th in AC Lake Placid (1/05), 5th in AC Calgary (11/04)
    • 2003-2004 results in Women's Skeleton
    • 8th at National Championships (3/04), 3rd at Empire State Games (2/04)
    • 2002-2003 results in Women's Skeleton
      -6th at National Championships (3/03), 9th at Junior National Championships (1/03)

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