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JOHN DALY
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
DOB: 6/10/85
Birthplace: Long Island, N.Y.
Hometown: Smithtown, N.Y.
Current Residence: Hibbing, Minn.
High School: Smithtown High School (Smithtwon, N.Y.) '03
College: Plattsburgh State University '08, Advertising/Public Relations
ROAD TO SOCHI
Since making his Olympic debut in 2010, Daly has emerged as one of the leading skeleton athletes for Team USA, earning a bye to represent the U.S. on the 2013-14 national team. With several top-five finishes on the world cup circuit, the 2013 world and national champion finished fourth at the Olympic test event in Sochi, and is seeking his first Olympic medal.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 17th
  • 2013-14 Igls World Cup, 5th
  • 2013-14 Winterberg World Cup, 5th
  • 2013-14 Lake Placid World Cup, 4th
  • 2013 World Championsips, gold (team), 5th (individual)
  • 2012-13 Sochi World Cup, 4th
  • 2013 national champion
  • 2012 World Championships, 8th
  • 2011 National Championships, 2nd
  • Two-time Skeleton Athlete of the Year honoree (2010, 2013)
PERSONAL
Son of James and Bernarda Daly….Has a brother, James, and a sister, Kristen…Competed as a track & field athlete while attending Plasttsburgh State University.
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