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Credits
JOHNNY QUINN
2014 Olympic Events: Four-Man
Position: Push
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
DOB: 11/6/83
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pa.
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
Current Residence: McKinney, Texas
High School: McKinney High School (McKinney, Texas), '02
College: University of North Texas '06, Pre-Law/Criminal Justice
ROAD TO SOCHI
A former professional football player, Quinn transitioned to the sport of bobsled in 2010. He made his debut at the 2010-11 U.S. National Team Trials, where he finished third. With three world championships appearances under his belt, he is making his Olympic debut as a member of the USA-2 men’s push crew.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup II, silver (two-man)
  • 2013-14 Igls World Cup, 4th (four-man)
  • 2013-14 Königssee World Cup, 10th
  • 2013 World Championships, 30th (four-man)
  • 2012-13 Sochi World Cup, 9th (two-man)
  • 2012-13 Winterberg World Cup, 9th (two-man)
  • 2012 World Championships, 13th (four-man)
  • 2011-12 Whistler World Cup, 7th (four-man)
  • 2011 World Championships, 25th (two-man), 28th (four-man)
PERSONAL
Son of Terri and John Quinn…Has one brother, Daniel….Engaged to Amanda Hall…Competed in track & field and football in college….Finished as the all-time leading receiver at the University of North Texas…Inducted into the UNT Hall of Fame in 2011 and UNT All-Century Team in 2013…Former professional football wide receiver with the NFL's Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders…CEO and founder of The Athlete Watch, a digital platform to help student-athletes market themselves to colleges and universities…Currently pursuing a master's degree in management from DeVry University…Hobbies include reading and running.
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