Brian Shimer

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Brian Shimer
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Shimer with bronze medal in Salt Lake City
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BornApril 20, 1962 (1962-04-20) (age 57)

Brian Shimer (born April 20, 1962) is an American bobsledder who competed from 1985 to 2002. Competing in five Winter Olympics, he won the bronze medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002.

Shimer also won three bronze medals at the FIBT World Championships with one in the two-man event (1997) and two in the four-man event (1993, 1997).

He won the 1992–3 Bobsleigh World Cup championships both in the four-man and the combined men's events.

Shimer retired after the 2002 Winter Olympics and became head coach of the US men's bobsleigh team. After the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation changed its coaching structure in May 2014 Shimer became head coach for both the men's and women's teams.[1]


  1. ^ "USA Bobsled makes big changes". 16 May 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2015.