Reannyn Weiler – New York Video Interview by Claire Plath Editing by Olivia Bush Nomination and Photography by Eve Taverne Photography Issue 30 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
Reannyn Weiler has traveled around the world competing in her sport luge. She just recently participated in the Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland representing the USA on January 18, 2020, and was selected as the American flag bearer during the opening ceremony!!! What an honor! She made history last season by being part of the USA's first women's doubles team to compete internationally in a sanctioned women's event. She won 2 silver medals and 1 bronze medal on the Youth Cup circuit for women's doubles luge and is currently ranked 6th in the world on Youth A circuit for women's doubles luge.
Reannyn is a senior at Whitesboro High School in Whitesboro, NY, and is a member of the National Honor Society. She is also a member of both indoor and outdoor track and holds the school record for 2 events. Reannyn currently holds the record for the 55 meter dash at 8.05 seconds for indoor track and for the 4x100 meter relay for outdoor track at 51.91 seconds.
In addition, Reannyn volunteers assisting elementary students at track meets and fun days, plus she volunteers at luge slider searches.