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NICK CUNNINGHAM
2014 Olympic Events: Two-Man, Four-Man
Position: Pilot
Height: 5-11
Weight: 210
DOB: 5/8/85
Birthplace: Los Gatos, Calif.
Hometown: Monterey, Calif.
Current Residence: Lake Placid, N.Y.
High School: Monterey High School (Monterey, Calif.) '03
College: Monterey Peninsula College '06; Boise State University '08, Communications
ROAD TO SOCHI
Cunningham is making his second Olympic appearance and will pilot the USA-2 men’s team in both the four-man and two-man events. In 2010, he made his Olympic debut as a brakeman before beginning the next chapter of his sliding career in the pilot position. Since transitioning to the front seat, he has won a North American Cup title and multiple world cup medals – including three during the 2013-14 season. Joining Cunningham on USA-2 is the talented push crew of Justin Olsen, Johnny Quinn and Dallas Robinson.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 12th (two-man), 13th (four-man)
  • 2013-14 Park City World Cup, silver (two-man)
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup II, silver (two-man)
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup I, bronze (two-man)
  • 2013-14 Igls World Cup, 4th (four-man)
  • 2013 World Championships, 13th (two-man), 19th (four-man)
  • 2012-13 Lake Placid World Cup, bronze (four-man), 5th (two-man)
  • 2011-12 Lake Placid North American Cup I, 1st
  • 2009 National Championships, 2nd (two-man), 3rd (four-man)
PERSONAL
Son of Tim and Wendy Cunningham…Has one brother, Doug…Competed in track & field at Boise State University…Sergeant in the New York Army National Guard…Member of U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program…Hobbies include playing football, surfing, horseback riding and attending rodeos.
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