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STEVEN NYMAN
Sport Discipline: Alpine
2014 Olympic Events: Tbd
Height: 6-4
Weight: 215
DOB: 2/12/82
Birthplace: Provo, Utah
Hometown: Sundance, Utah
Current Residence: Provo, Utah
High School: Orem High School (Orem, Utah) '00
College: University of Utah, Undeclared
Coach(es): Sasha Rearick, Andreas Evers
ROAD TO SOCHI
After missing the 2011-12 season with a torn Achilles tendon, Nyman made an impressive comeback by claiming his second world cup victory at the 2012-13 World Cup in Val Gardena, Italy. With two world cup wins and four podium finishes to his credit, the three-time Olympian is seeking his first Olympic medal in Sochi.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, 20th (downhill)
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, 19th (downhill), 29th (combined), 43rd (super-G)
  • 2013 World Championships, 25th (downhill)
  • 2012-13 Val Gardena World Cup, gold (downhill)
  • 2011 World Championships, 13th (downhill)
  • 2007-08 Beaver Creek World Cup, silver (downhill)
  • 2007 World Championships, 9th (super combined), 12th (super-G), 21st (downhill)
  • 2006-07 World Cup standings, 10th (downhill)
  • 2006-07 Val Gardena World Cup, gold (downhill)
  • 2006-07 Beaver Creek World Cup, bronze (downhill)
  • 2003 national downhill champion
  • 2002 Junior World Championships, gold (slalom), silver (combined)
  • Four-time national championships top-three finisher (2002-03, 2007, 2010)
PERSONAL
Son of Scott and Becky Nyman…Has three brothers – Blake, Michael and Sam…Brother, Blake, is a professional freeskier…Raised in Sundance, Utah, where he used to landscape Robert Redford's home…Created FantasySkiRacer.com – online platform for fantasy alpine skiing… Hobbies include biking, hiking, reading, fishing, stand-up paddle river running, kite boarding and cooking.
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