Athlete Profile - Samuel MICHENER

Birth Date:  24 May 1987
Age:  30
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  94

Events and Medals

Event Rank
4-man 19

Samuel MICHENER - Schedule

Biographical Information

Highlights World Championships
2017Konigssee, GER11
2016Igls, AUT15
2015Winterberg, GER9

World Cup overview - Three best ranks per season and event since 2014/2015
2017/2018-1 x 12th, 1 x 16th, 1 x 20th
2016/2017-2 x 4th, 1 x 7th, 3 x 15th
2015/20161 x 14th1 x 9th, 1 x 12th, 2 x 13th
2014/20151 x 13th1 x 5th, 1 x 8th, 2 x 9th

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
122017/20184-manPark City, UT, USA1:37.14
162017/20184-manPark City, UT, USA1:36.08
202017/20184-manWinterberg, GER1:50.88
232017/20184-manIgls, AUTDNQ

X - Mixed, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified, DNQ - Did Not Qualify for run 2
Nickname Sam (, 11 Jan 2018)
Hobbies Watching movies, playing computer games. (, Dec 2017)
Occupation Athlete
Education Exercise Science, Physiology - University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA
Languages spoken English
Coach Brian Shimer [national], USA (, 06 Dec 2017)
Other sports He competed in athletics [sprinting] at university level in United States of America. (, 11 Jan 2018)
Injuries He missed his sophomore athletics season at university after being involved in a serious motorcycle accident and having to undergo surgery. (, May 2014)
Start He was introduced to bobsleigh in 2012 at a combine event in Lake Placid, NY, United States of America. (, 11 Jan 2018)
Reason "During my senior season at the University of Idaho I was introduced to the athletic department's sports psychologist [Gregory Sun] who was on the Trinidad and Tobago bobsled team in the 1990s. He saw my unique combination of speed and strength and recommended that I try out for bobsled. I took his advice and gave it a try." (, 11 Jan 2018;, May 2014)
Ambition To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Instagram profile, 16 Dec 2017)
Additional information General
He has served as assistant sprint coach for athletics at University of Idaho in Moscow, ID, United States of America. (LinkedIn profile, Jun 2012)

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