Katie Monahan

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKathleen "Katie"•Monahan
Used nameKatie•Monahan
Born9 November 1972 in Aspen, Colorado (USA)
Measurements170 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsGMVS Ski Club, Waitsfield (USA)
NOC United States


Katie Monahan was an Alpine skier who was a speed specialist. She competed at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics. Monahan was on the World Cup circuit from 1992 to 2002, with one podium finish, a third-place in Super-G in 1999 at St. Moritz. Monahan’s career was derailed by serious injuries that she sustained in 1990, 1996, and 1999. She won two US titles, in Super-G and combined in 1999. She also won several Nor-Am Cup races early in her career and was the 1995 overall champion in the Nor-Am Cup.

Monahan graduated with a degree in nursing from the University of Colorado. She later worked as a trauma nurse in Flagstaff, Arizona for two years, and then went to the University of New England in Maine to train as a nurse anaesthestist. Monahan practiced as an anaesthetist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1998 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) USA Katie Monahan
Downhill, Women (Olympic) =26
Super G, Women (Olympic) 29
Combined, Women (Olympic) DNS
2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) USA Katie Monahan
Super G, Women (Olympic) 17