Justin Olsen

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Justin Olsen
Justin Olsen with gold medal at 2010 Winter Olympics 2010-02-27.jpg
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Born April 16, 1987 (1987-04-16) (age 30)

Justin Olsen (born April 16, 1987) is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2008. He won two medals at the 2009 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York with a gold in the four-man and a bronze in the mixed team events.

Olsen's best event bobsleigh World Cup finish was second on three occasions in 2008–09.

He is a native of San Antonio, Texas and a graduate of Sandra Day O'Connor High School.

It was announced on January 17, 2010 that he made the US team in the four-man event for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Olsen won a Gold Medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics in the 4-man Bobsled with driver Steve Holcomb.

Following a groin injury in June 2013 which left Olsen out of training for two months, he was later replaced on his original four-man bobsled team for the 2013-2014 season.[1] His new team, composed of him, Nick Cunningham, Johnny Quinn, and Dallas Robinson, finished twelfth at the 2014 Winter Olympics.


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