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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Chris Mazdzer

Chris Mazdzer

  • Sport: Olympic Luge
  • Nation: United States of America
  • DOB: June 26, 1988
  • Hometown: Saranac Lake, NY
  • Career Highlights: Mazdzer, 21, was named to his first Olympics team on Dec. 13 after just missing a spot on the team in 2006. In a two-run race-off with roommate Jonathan Myles, Mazdzer was edged out by 0.161 seconds for the team's final singles spot for the 2006 Games. Competing in his second world championships in 2009, he finished 14th in Lake Placid. Mazdzer is one of the most-decorated junior competitors in USA Luge history. He is a three-time junior national champion (2006-08) and won numerous junior World Cup gold medals. He was also the 2005 Youth A men's singles World Cup champ, the overall silver medalist in 2004 and the 2003 overall Youth A men's singles World Cup silver medalist. He's a native of Saranac Lake, N.Y., just 8 miles down the road from Lake Placid.
  • Olympic History: None
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