Steven Langton

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Steven Langton
Bronze Medals.jpg
Medal record
Men's Bobsleigh
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze 2014 Sochi Two-man
Bronze 2014 Sochi Four-man
World Championships
Gold 2012 Lake Placid Two-man
Gold 2012 Lake Placid Four-man
Bronze 2011 Königssee Four-man
Bronze 2013 St. Moritz Four-man

Steven Daniel Langton (born April 15, 1983 in Melrose, MA) is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2007. On February 19, 2012 Steven Langton with pilot Steven Holcomb won the 2-Man event at the 2012 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York. This victory marked the first time in the sport's history an American sled had won the event.[1] On February 26, 2012 Langton teamed with pilot Steven Holcomb and push athletes Justin Olsen and Curtis Tomasevicz to claim Gold in the 4-Man event at the 2012 FIBT World Championships. With this victory, Holcomb and his crew became the first American team to win both the 2-Man and 4-Man events in the same World Championships. During the 2010–11 season Langton won the Inaugural World Push Championships held in Cesana Pariol, Italy. He is often regarded as one of the sport's best athletes. Langton has also won 21 World Cup medals; 11 Gold, 7 Silver and 3 Bronze.

On January 17, 2010 Langton was named to the 2010 United States Olympic Team. He competed in both the 2-man and 4-man events with pilot, John Napier. Langton finished tenth in the 2-man event. Due to injuries that were sustained during USA 2's crash in the second run of the 4-Man event, Langton and his team did compete on the second day of the competition.

Langton attended Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating in 2006 with a degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. While at Northeastern, Langton competed in Athletics, excelling in both the 100m and jumping events. His 100m best is 10.58 seconds.

Langton is a practicing Catholic who enjoys being renewed and refreshed every week at Sunday Mass.

http://www.catholicdigest.com/articles/people/q_and_a/2014/02-03/american-bobsledder-has-golden-dream

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holcomb and Langton win two-man bobsled title, earn honor". USA Today (Gannett Co. Inc.). February 20, 2012. Retrieved February 28, 2012. 

http://www.catholicdigest.com/articles/people/q_and_a/2014/02-03/american-bobsledder-has-golden-dream

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