Shaw, Betsy

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Name
Shaw, Betsy Gender: F
Elizabeth Hard Shaw
born on 20 December 1965 at 19:47 (= 7:47 PM )
Place Bennington, Vermont, 42n53, 73w12
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 28°57' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°49 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 12°08'



Betsy Shaw
photo: Yarin Jeremy Kirchen from Gutternberg, license cc-by-2.0

Biography

American snowboarder who competed in the 1998 Nagano Olympics. Previously, Shaw won the 1991 US Open Slalom. In 1995 she won the Giant Slalom, receiving the World Title, and that same year she received the bronze and silver medals for the ISF World Championships, held in Switzerland, and the snowboarding Alpine world title.

She began skiing at the age of three with her father and siblings in Manchester, Vermont. She skied competitively, and was a member of the Burr and Burton ski team. In college, at age 20, she began snowboarding instead. She originally enrolled in the University of New Hampshire, but eventually transferred to the University of Vermont. She was sponsored by Burton, a snowboard manufacturer.

Shaw retired from snowboarding a year after the Olympics. She married her husband and had two daughters. Career-wise, she is now a blogger and editor at the website Babycenter, and teaches skiing and snowboarding to children.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Vocation : Sports : Other Sports (Snowboarder)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Personal Trainer (Ski and snowboard teacher)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Blogger)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Website editor)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Olympic competitor)