Steven Nyman

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Steven Nyman
— Alpine skier —
Steven Nyman.jpg
Disciplines Downhill, Super-G
Club Park City Ski Team
Born (1982-02-12) February 12, 1982 (age 32)
Provo, Utah, U.S.
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
World Cup debut March 9, 2002 (age 20)
Website nymansworld.com
Olympics
Teams 3 – (2006, 2010, 2014)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 3 – (2007, 2011, 2013)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 10th – (200615)
Wins 3 – (3 DH)
Podiums 6 – (6 DH)
Overall titles 0 – (26th in 2007)
Discipline titles 0 – (10th in DH, 2007)

Steven Nyman (born February 12, 1982) is a World Cup alpine ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team. Formerly a slalom skier, he is now a speed specialist, competing mainly in downhill, super G, and combined.

Born in Provo, Utah, Nyman raced at Sundance as a junior until making a move to Park City in 1999. He was a discretionary pick for the 2002 World Junior Championships in Tarvisio, Italy, where he won the slalom and finished second in the combined. His slalom gold qualified him to compete in the World Cup Finals in Flachau, Austria, and finished a surprising 15th in his World Cup debut. He did not compete regularly on the World Cup until the 2006 season, during which he notched a pair of top-ten finishes and competed in his first Winter Olympics, finishing 19th in downhill, 29th in combined, and 43rd in super G.

Nyman made his first World Cup podium in December 2006, placing third in a downhill at the Birds of Prey course at Beaver Creek, Colorado. Fifteen days later, he won his first World Cup race, a downhill in Val Gardena, Italy.

Nyman, as the fastest racer at the 2010–2011 NASTAR National Championships, is the NASTAR National Pacesetter and represents the National Standard or Par Time for the 2010–2011 season.[1]

He won his third World Cup downhill in December 2014, all at Val Gardena.[2]

World Cup results[edit]

Podiums[edit]

  • 3 wins – (3 DH)
  • 6 podiums – (6 DH)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2007 1 Dec 2006 Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 3rd
16 Dec 2006 Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 1st
2008 30 Nov 2007 Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 2nd
2013 15 Dec 2012 Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 1st
2015 5 Dec 2014 Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 3rd
19 Dec 2014 Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 1st

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2002 20 119 50
2003 21
2004 22
2005 23
2006 24 46 33 24 13
2007 25 26 25 10 21
2008 26 49 32 19
2009 27 78 46 27
2010 28 89 32
2011 29 90 52 32
2012 30
2013 31 59 45 20
2014 32 83 43 35

World Championships results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2007 25 12 21 9
2009 27 Injured, did not compete.[3]
2011 29 13
2013 31 25

Olympic results Olympic rings with white rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2006 24 43 19 29
2010 28 20
2014 32 27

Sponsors[edit]

Nyman's sponsors are Fischer (skis, boots, bindings) POC (helmets, goggles), Spyder, VISA, Powerbar, Ski Salt Lake and Swix. In 2006 Nyman sold his helmet sponsor over eBay. The winning bidder was Ski Salt Lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pacesetting Rules". Nastar.com. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  2. ^ Mintz, Geoff (December 19, 2014). "Nyman shows Saslong 'who's boss'". Ski Racing. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Nyman's knees on the mend". Ski Racing. August 4, 2009. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 

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