Katie Uhlaender is an athlete competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi. She specializes in the skeleton event and finished fourth, only seconds from a bronze medal.
Katie is the daughter of Ted Uhleander, a former Major Leaguer outfielder with the Twins, Indians and Reds organizations. He died in 2010, but Katie has continued to use her memories of him as inspiration to pursue her competitive interests.
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