Bauer in Parade of Champions in Calgary (2014)
November 17, 1979 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bauer competes in aerials, and made her World Cup debut in August 1997 at Mount Buller in Australia. Her first World Cup podium also came at that venue, two years later. Her first career World Cup win came in 2002, when she won an event at Lake Placid.
Over her career, Bauer has placed on the podium at World Cup events 18 times, with four of these being victories. Her most successful season came in 2003, as she placed 3rd overall in the World Cup standings. That season saw her claim three of her four titles, two at Mt. Buller and one in Fernie. She has made the podium twice at the World Championships. She won a gold medal at Whistler in 2001, then finished less than three points behind Alisa Camplin to earn silver in 2003.
Bauer has competed in three Olympic games, 2002, 2006 and 2010. In the first two she made the final, with her top finish 10th place in 2002. In 2006, she finished 12th and last in the final, after qualifying in 5th place. At the 2010 event she qualified third after the first qualifying jump, but a disastrous second jump cost her a place in the finals.
World Cup Podiums
|September 12, 1999||Mount Buller|
|August 12, 2000||Mount Buller|
|August 13, 2000||Mount Buller|
|January 12, 2002||Mont Tremblant|
|January 18, 2002||Lake Placid|
|September 7, 2002||Mount Buller|
|September 8, 2002||Mount Buller|
|January 26, 2003||Fernie|
|February 7, 2003||Steamboat|
|September 7, 2003||Mount Buller|
|January 25, 2004||Fernie|
|February 14, 2004||Harbin|
|January 21, 2005||Fernie|
|January 28, 2005||Deer Valley|
|December 18, 2005||Changchun|
|January 14, 2006||Deer Valley|
|January 7, 2007||Mount Gabriel|
|December 19, 2008||Adventure Mountain|
- "Veronika Bauer Biography and Statistics". Olympics at Sportsreference.com. Retrieved November 15, 2009.
- "FIS-biography". fis-ski.com. Retrieved November 15, 2009.
- "Salt Lake 2002 Official Report - Results" (PDF). Salt Lake City Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2009.
- "Torino 2006 Official Report - Freestyle Skiing" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2009.
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