Tristan Gale

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Tristan Gale
Personal information
BornAugust 10, 1980 (1980-08-10) (age 40)[1]
Ruidoso, New Mexico[1]
Height5 ft 1 12 in (156 cm)[1]
Weight115 lb (52 kg)[1]

Tristan Gale (born August 10, 1980) is an American skeleton racer who competed from 2001 to 2006. At the 2002 Winter Olympics, she became the inaugural women's skeleton champion. Gale dyed her hair with streaks of red, white and blue for the 2002 Olympics. During the 2002–2003 season, Tristan won a second gold medal on her home track in Salt Lake during a World Cup stop. She remains undefeated at the track in Utah since the Olympics.

Gale also won a bronze medal in the women's skeleton event at the 2003 FIBT World Championships in Nagano. She retired before the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Gale's best overall seasonal finish in the Skeleton World Cup was third in 2002–3.

A native of Ruidoso, New Mexico, Gale lives in Salt Lake City.


  1. ^ a b c d "Tristan Gale". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 6 June 2015.