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Noelle Pikus-Pace Biography

Birth Name:
Noelle Pikus
Birth Place:
Orem, Utah, United States
Skeleton racer

Fast Facts

  • Is the youngest of eight children
  • Competed in many sports in high school, including soccer, basketball, softball, track and field, bobsled and skeleton
  • Attended Utah Valley State College on a track and field scholarship, and after graduating, she assisted in coaching track and field there
  • Was the 2005 World Cup Champion, becoming the first U
  • S
  • female skeleton athlete to win this overall title
  • Fractured her leg when she was hit by a runaway bobsled in 2005, leaving her unable to compete in the 2006 Olympic Games
  • Won a silver medal in skeleton at the 2014 Sochi Olympics after falling one place short of the podium at the 2010 Games
  • Founded the company SnowFireHats
  • com, which sells winter beanies featuring college sports teams


  • Lacee Lynne Pace -- Daughter
  • Janson Pace -- Husband
  • Amanda -- Sister
  • Traycen Pace -- Son