David Wise
May 10, 2023
Gold Medal Olympian!
David Wise

David was born in Reno, graduated from Wooster High School and attended Truckee Meadows Community College.  He began skiing at age 3 at Ski Tavern, and started skiing professionally at age 18.  He followed in his father's footsteps as a ski racer, but then turned to freestyle skiing when he was 11.  David became the first Olympic champion in men's ski halfpipe when the sport debuted on the Olympic program in 2014.  He won the Gold in Sochi in 2014, Gold in PyeongChang in 2018, and Silver in Beijing in 2022.
David is also an author, professional hunter, guide and outdoorsman.
David has more titles to his name than he could have ever dreamed of, a result of setting impossible goals.
David will speak to us about mental toughness and overcoming adversity in all aspects of life.
Go to mrdavidwise.com to learn more.