Dave Greszczyszyn

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Dave Greszczyszyn
Personal information
Born (1979-09-18) September 18, 1979 (age 39)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta, Canada
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
Sport
CountryCanada
SportSkeleton
Turned pro2007

Dave Greszczyszyn (born September 18, 1979) is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 2007. He's a two time national champion. In 2014–15, he had 4 top-10 finishes. He competed for the top of the World Cup overall ranking. He then finished 11th at the 2015 FIBT World Championships. He also won five races in the Skeleton-Europacup.

Career[edit]

In 2008, he earned a spot on the North American Cup Circuit and moved to Calgary to train full-time. After competing for three years in North America, he finally earned a spot on the Europa Cup team and finished second overall. The 2012–13 season was his first year on the National Team where he finished third overall on the Intercontinental Cup circuit. He cracked the World Cup squad in 2013 and now is a part-time substitute teacher in Calgary.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Dave was previously from Brampton. He played rugby at Brock University, and in an Australian university received a Masters of Teaching. Dave was a full-time teacher at Mayfield Secondary School in Caledon, Ontario until deciding to pursue Skeleton full-time. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://sirc.ca/news/calgary-school-teacher-greszczyszyn-defends-national-skeleton-title-justin-kripps-pilots-four
  2. ^ Frank Juzenas, "Canadian skeleton team announced", The Brampton Guardian, December 15, 2016, page 45.

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