Kate Elizabeth Hansen (born June 9, 1992 in Burbank, California) is an American luger who has competed since 2003. In 2008 she became the youngest Junior World Champion at age fifteen. She has been on the National Team since 2007. She finished 16th in the women’s singles event at a World Cup event in Calgary on 21 November 2009. Hansen recently won the USA Luge National Championship in October 2013 while having a broken foot. Hansen came in 10th place in the Sochi 2014 Olympics. She recently teamed up with Jimmy Kimmel in a prank video which made it seem that a wolf had broken into the apartment where she was staying. A few days later, they admitted to the prank after having scared the media, as well as security.