BOBSLED 2man and 4man - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: 5'9, 220

DATE OF BIRTH: April 14, 1980 (36)

HOMETOWN & RESIDENCE: Park City, Utah & Lake Placid, New York/Colorado Springs, Colorado

# OF YEARS ON THE US NATIONAL TEAM: Driver (2002 - present ) & Push Athlete (1998-2002)

FAMILY: Jean Schaefer and Steve Holcomb - Mom and Dad / Stephanie and Megan - Sisters

OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE:

  • Sochi 2014 BRONZE (2-man) & BRONZE (4-man)
  • Vancouver 2010 GOLD (4-man) 6th place (2-man) 
  • Torino 2006 6th place (4-man) and X place (2-man)

IBSF / FIBT WORLD CUP MEDALS TWO-MAN:

  • 2015-16 (GOLD, SILVER)
  • 2013-14 (5 GOLD)  
  • 2012-13 (3 GOLD, 1 BRONZE) 
  • 2011-12 (1 SILVER, 1 BRONZE)  
  • 2009-10 (1 SILVER, 1 BRONZE)  
  • 2008-09 (1 SILVER, 1 BRONZE) 
  • 2007-08 (1 GOLD, 1 SILVER, 1 BRONZE) 
  • 2006-07 (2 GOLD, 3 SILVER) 

IBSF / FIBT WORLD CUP MEDALS FOUR-MAN:

  • 2013-14 (4 GOLD, 1 SILVER) 
  • 2012-13 (2 SILVER) 
  • 2011-12 (SILVER) 
  • 2010-11 (2 GOLD, 1 BRONZE) 
  • 2009-10 (3 GOLD, 2 SILVER) 
  • 2008-09 (2 GOLD, 2 SILVER, 1 BRONZE)  
  • 2007-08 (2 GOLD, 2 SILVER)  
  • 2006-07 (3 GOLD, 2 SILVER)

FIBT/ISBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES:

  • 2013 (Mixed Team)
  • 2012 (Two-Man, Four-Man and Mixed Team) 
  • 2009 (Four-Man)

FIBT/ISBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS:

  • 2013 BRONZE (Four-Man),
  • 2011 BRONZE (Four-Man),
  • 2009 BRONZE (Two-Man and Mixed Team) 
  • 2008 (Mixed Team)

FIBT/ISBF WORLD CUP OVERALL SEASON CHAMPIONSHIPS:

  • 2013-14 (Two-man) and (Combined 2-man/4-man) 
  • 2009-10 (Four-Man) and (Combined 2-man/4-man),
  • 2006-07 (Two-Man)

FIBT/ISBF WORLD CUP OVERALL SEASON MEDALS: 2013-14 (Four-man) SILVER,  

EDUCATION: DeVry University '17 (Computer Science)

EQUIPMENT USED IN COMPETITION: BMW Bobsled (2-man), Bo-Dyn Bobsled ("Night Train 2") (4-man), UnderArmour race suit, NEXX Helmets

ENDORSEMENTS: UnderArmour, BMW, DeVry University, Advocare, Folgers Coffee (non-exclusive), McDonald's (social media only) and NEXX Helmets

USOC TEAM OF THE YEAR / MONTH HONORS:

CHARITABLE CAUSES:

  • Took part in USO Tour in the summer of 2014 in Honolulu, HI
  • Took part in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Torch Run in Albany, NY

SOCIAL MEDIA: @StevenHolcomb - twitter / Facebook Fan Page - https://www.facebook.com/StevenHolcomb / StevenHolcomb - instagram

NOTES: Overcame degenerative eye condition with the help of Dr Brian Boxer-Wachler in Beverly Hills, CA called Keratconus.  Suffered Torn Achilles Tendon during the Sochi 2014 Olympics in the first run of 2-man competition and continued on to win 2 Olympic Bronze Medals in 2-man and 4-man.