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CHRIS MAZDZER
2014 Olympic Events: Singles
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
DOB: 6/26/88
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Mass.
Hometown: Saranac Lake, N.Y.
Current Residence: Saranac Lake, N.Y.
High School: National Sports Academy (Lake Placid, N.Y.) '06
College: DeVry University '15, Business Administration
Coach(es): Mark Grimmette, Miro Zayonc, Wolfgang Schaedler
ROAD TO SOCHI
After making great strides during the 2012-13 season, Mazdzer has had a breakout season in 2013-14. He added a third national title to his resume, and scored a pair of world cup silver medals. In doing so, he became the first men's singles slider to earn a world cup medal in seven years. Placing sixth at the 2013 World Championships, Madzer is making his second Olympic appearance as a medal contender.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 13th
  • Nine-time 2013-14 World Cup top-10 finisher
  • 2013-14 Whistler World Cup, silver
  • 2013-14 Park City World Cup, silver (team relay)
  • 2013 World Championships, 5th (team relay), 6th (singles)
  • Four-time 2012-13 World Cup top-10 finisher
  • 2012-13 Lake Placid World Cup, silver (team relay)
  • 2012 World Championships, 4th (team relay), 22nd (singles)
  • Three-time national champion (2010-13)
PERSONAL
Son of Ed Mazdzer and Marty Lawthers…Has twin sisters, Kate and Sara…Serves as the FIL representative to the IOC…Has been competing in luge since he was 13…Hobbies include hiking, cliff jumping, riding his motorcycle, mountain biking and doing anything outdoors.
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