Chris Knierim is one half of the U.S. pair team Alexa and Chris Knierim, the 2015 national champions. The married couple is looking to make their Olympic debut in PyeongChang. Tell us about your family and how you grew up. My parents are Deedee and Jeff Knierim. I have three siblings: Tyson, Kara and Josh. My dad was in the military for a few years, the Army. It impacted my journey because we moved so often. Making new friends and getting used to new schools was a normal thing. And of course, my wife, Alexa my pairs skating partner. We have four pets: two cats and two dogs.