Shimer with bronze medal in Salt Lake City
|Born||April 20, 1962 (age 55)|
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.
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.
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- Bobsleigh four-man Olympic medalists for 1924, 1932–56, and since 1964
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- Bobsleigh four-man world championship medalists since 1930
- List of combined men's bobsleigh World Cup champions: 1985–2007
- List of four-man bobsleigh World Cup champions since 1985
- List of two-man bobsleigh World Cup champions since 1985
- CNN Sports Illustrated profile of 2002 US bobsled team
- IOC profile
- US Bobsled and Skeleton federation coaching staff
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