Megan Dirkmaat

Megan Dirkmaat

rowing (USA) silver 2004 Athens From San Jose, California, Sister Dirkmaat was part of the U.S. crew that placed second in the 22 Aug women’s eight finals.  The Americans finished 1.86 seconds behind gold-medalists of Romania. Source: LDS athletes mine Oly...
Shauna Rohbock

Shauna Rohbock

US Bobsled Pilot Born in Provo, Utah and raised in Orem, Shauna has been athletic all of her life. She grew up playing soccer and ran track and field as a youngster. As a student-athlete at BYU, she was named All-American in both soccer and in track and field as an...
Werner Hoeger

Werner Hoeger

Luge Between the two of them, Latter-day Saint father and son Werner and Chris have set a few Olympic records. For one, Werner was the oldest male competitor at the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Games, and will be for the upcoming Torino games as well. They were also the...
Michele Despain

Michele Despain

Luger Hoeger’s dad was born and raised in Venezuela, and Hoeger is also a dual citizen. He and his dad competed in luge for Venezuela in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, fulfilling a lifelong dream for Hoeger’s...
Noni Wharemate

Noni Wharemate

New Zealand women’s basketball team. Wharemate is a former NZ age group representative who spent a very successful college stint with the University of Texas El Paso, where she set a career record for assists. She was Best Defensive Player in the 2001 WNBL and made...
Natalie Purcell

Natalie Purcell

Purcell has represented New Zealand through the age groups, but this is her first tour with the Tall Ferns. She attended Hutchinson Community College (where younger sister Hayley currently plays) before transferring to Southeast Missouri State University, helping them...

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