|Born||6 March 1984|
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
|Residence||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||101 kg (223 lb)|
Christopher "Chris" Spring (born 6 March 1984) is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2008. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he competed for his country of birth, Australia and finished 22nd in the two-man event.
Since switching to represent Canada in 2010, Spring has finished first on several occasions in both the two-man and four-man events on the Americas Cup Circuit.
Spring debuted on the World Cup tour for Canada in 2011 finishing 17th in the two-man event in Cesana, Italy. He finished 19th in the two-man event with brakeman Timothy Randall and 14th in the four-man event with teammates Timothy Randall, Derek Plug & Graeme Rinholm at the FIBT World Championships 2011 in Königssee, Germany.
He was involved in a catastrophic crash in January 2012 during the 2011-12 Bobsleigh World Cup in Altenberg, Germany which put him in hospital for eight days. After having his skin shredded and a piece of wood the size of a kitchen knife embedded in his back, Spring considered retiring but later returned to the track in April 2012. He said of his fear of lost skills on his return that "I was really afraid I'd get back in the driver's seat and not know what to do. Or I would get halfway down the track and start freaking out." Yet he said that he felt few ill effects.
- Christopher Spring at the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation
- Christopher Spring at the International Olympic Committee
- Christopher Spring at the Canadian Olympic Committee
- Chris Spring at the Australian Olympic Committee
- Chris Spring at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
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