Episode #160- Luke Bodensteiner-Chief of Sport-Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation-Olympic Nordic Skier
Luke Bodensteiner is the Chief of Sport Development for Utah Olympic Legacy, which is working to define Utah’s long-term goals for youth winter sport, and identifying and implementing the best practices that will cultivate the culture required to achieve those goals.
Formerly an executive of U.S. Ski & Snowboard as Chief of Sport, Luke led the U.S. Ski Teams, the national training and education Center of Excellence in Park City, Utah, its sport science and medical programs, coach education and club development. Luke led three U.S. Olympic ski and snowboard teams (2010, 2014 and 2018), overseeing athletes who won a record 53 Olympic medals.
Prior to joining U.S. Ski & Snowboard, Luke was a cross country racer for the U.S. Ski Team, competing in the Olympics in 1992 and 1994. He is the author of “Endless Winter” chronicling his experiences in the lead-up to, and during the 1994 Games. Luke was a two-time NCAA champion at the University of Utah. In addition to his degree from the University of Utah, he holds an executive certificate in Olympic sport management from the Kellogg School of Business.