Wedding announcement: Shannon Bahrke and Matthew Happe |

Wedding announcement: Shannon Bahrke and Matthew Happe

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Shannon Bahrke and Matthew Happe were married on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, on Oct. 10, 2010. Shannon was escorted down the aisle by her father, Richard, for the sunset wedding at the Waimea Plantation Cottages. Shannonand#8217;s dress was designed by Lazaro.

Father of the bride – Richard Bahrke

Mother – Trilla Bahrke

Mother of the Groom – Dede Happe

Siblings – Scotty Bahrke and Amanda Happe Turco

Matt and Shannon will continue to reside in Salt Lake City, Utah, where they own and operate Silver Bean Coffee Company. Matt and Shannon met when she bought a bicycle from his shop in Sandy, Utah, after suffering a knee injury in 2003.

Shannon was born and raised in Tahoe City. She retired this year from the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team after 12 years. During her career she has competed in three Olympics as a freestyle mogul skier. She won a silver medal at the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympics, a bronze in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Matt, born and raised in Nebraska moved to Salt Lake City in 2022. He owned and operated Revolution Bicycle Shop until it was sold in 2007 and the couple founded Silver Bean Coffee Company.