Curtis Tomasevicz

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Curtis Tomasevicz
USA-1 4 man bobsleigh team with gold medals at 2010 Winter Olympics 2010-02-27-2.jpg
Tomasevicz at 2010 Winter Olympics
Personal information
BornSeptember 17, 1980 (1980-09-17) (age 41)
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Medal record
Men's bobsleigh
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Vancouver Four-man
Silver medal – second place 2014 Sochi Four-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Lake Placid Four-man
Gold medal – first place 2012 Lake Placid Four-man
Gold medal – first place 2013 St. Moritz Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2007 St. Moritz Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Altenberg Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Lake Placid Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Lake Placid Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Königssee Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 2013 St. Moritz Four-man

Curtis "Curt" Tomasevicz (born September 17, 1980) is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2004, and a former college football player. He won six medals at the FIBT World Championships with two golds (Four-man: 2009, 2012), a silver (Mixed team: 2007) and three bronzes (Two-man: 2009, Mixed team: 2008, 2009).

Tomasevicz finished sixth in the four-man event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. He was an alternate during the (2006–07) season on World Cup tour for driver Steven Holcomb and won a gold in Cesana, Italy during the 2007–08 season.

It was announced on 15 January 2010 that he made the US team in both the two-man and four-man events at the 2010 Winter Olympics, where he won a gold medal.

Personal life[edit]

Tomasevicz earned his bachelor degree and Master of Science degree in electrical engineering with a minor in astronomy, and in December 2017 a PhD in biological systems engineering, all from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He played fullback and middle linebacker for the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team from 2000–2003, and was named an Academic All-Big 12 player in 2002. He comes from Shelby, Nebraska. Tomasevicz serves as an Assistant Professor in biological systems engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln,[1] and also speaks at schools around Nebraska.

Tomasevicz is a faithful Catholic who has an appreciation for the Church's longstanding and fruitful relationship with science, and an appreciation for other aspects of the Church's history. http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/olympic-gold-medalist-shares-sochi-experience/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Curtis Tomasevicz | College of Engineering | University of Nebraska–Lincoln". engineering.unl.edu. Retrieved 2 May 2021.