Fast Facts

  • Grew up in a cabin on a 500-acre plot within the White Mountains of New Hampshire with no electricity or running water; was home-schooled until third grade.
  • Began skiing at the age of 3; first started competing at 11.
  • Worked as a counselor for Tamarack Tennis Camp, which was founded, owned and operated by his grandparents in Easton, NH.  
  • Spearheaded the use of parabolic (hour-glass shaped) skis in competition.
  • Silver medalist at the 2002 Winter Olympics in the giant slalom and alpine combined events; gained even more notoriety after hiking back up the course to complete a slalom run because of a missed gate. He finished in 25th place.
  • Co-authored his autobiography, Bode: Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun, in 2005.
  • Subject of the 2006 documentary film Flying Downhill, which focuses on his earlier life and personal philosophy.
  • Played baseball for the Nashua Pride of the Canadian-American League after signing a one-day contract in 2006; $5,000 was donated from ticket sales to Miller's Turtle Ridge Foundation.
  • Won the Overall World Cup title in 2005 and in 2008, and was the first American to hold that title since 1983.
  • Won his first Olympic gold medal at the 2010 games in Vancouver in the Super Combined; also took home a silver in the Super-G and a bronze in the Downhill.

Relationships

  • Woody Miller — Father
  • Joanne Miller — Mother
  • Wren Miller — Sister
  • Kyla Miller — Sister
  • Chelone Miller — Brother
  • Samuel Bode Miller McKenna — Son
  • Morgan Beck — Wife
  • Neesyn Dacey Miller — Daughter
  • Chanel Johnson — Ex-significant Other
  • Nash Skan Miller — Son
  • Sara McKenna — Ex-significant Other

Details

  • Birth Name: Samuel Bode Miller
  • Birth Place: Easton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Birthday: October 12, 1977, Libra
  • Profession: Skiier
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