Coach Larry Wade adds another soon to be Olympian to his portfolio. Leah Fair has signed with him to catapult her training to victory. Fair, a longtime track and field athlete turned weightlifter, was the skeleton selection when Season 3 of “Milk Life Presents, the Next Olympic Hopeful” aired December 29, 2019, Sunday on NBC, and her new adventure has already taken her cruising down the icy track headfirst in pursuit of her goal. Her drive caught the eye of Coach Wade. Her amazing Olympian worthy stats include…
Was selected out of 5,000 competitors to compete at the United States Olympic Training center in Colorado Springs, CO for a spot on team USA.
Named 2019 Americas Next Olympic Hopeful: Skeleton, by the United States Olympic Committee.
Received a 1 year full Financial sponsorship for all sports related cost from the USOC and Team USA Bobsled & Skeleton Contract: July 2019-July 2020.
Was televised on NBC and NBC sports December 31st, 2019 for a one hour series on my olympic hopeful journey
Placed 4th at USA Bobsled and Skeleton Rookie Push Championships.
Was invited to Team National Push Championships – placed 7th out of the entire USABS Women’s Team.
Was Placed on the National Development Skeleton Team along with 5 other women. Only 6 total are on the Development team.
Competed in the annual National USABS combine.
Scored 716- Considered Elite level (Highest possible score on chart is 700).
Received highest combine score of the Skeleton Team.
Second Place score 645 on team.
Tested fastest 30 meter on Skeleton Team.
Highest body to weight strength ratio on team.
Currently Sponsored by Xendurance supplement Company.