In this episode of Leaders in Living Rooms, skiing pioneer and 2-time Olympic gold medal winner David Wise takes us along on his faith journey. He recounts his meteoric rise in his sport and the reaction of his grace-filled church when he confessed some huge mistakes. We relive the story of David’s 2 harrowing crashes which led up to his breathtaking gold medal run in 2018. Finally, he tells us about his current walk with Jesus and his pastoral calling.
Who is David Wise?
David is married to his wife Alexandra. They have a daughter Nayeli and a son Malachi. Together they help lead the youth group at their church in their hometown of Reno, Nevada. David enjoys working out at the gym, spending time with his family on the farm, hunting, biking, and skiing. David is a 2-time Olympic gold medalist, winning the halfpipe in Sochi in 2014 and the halfpipe in Pyeongchang in 2018. He also took the gold in the freeski halfpipe event at the 2018 X Games.