Lauren Gibbs

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Lauren Gibbs
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Gibbs at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1984-03-02) March 2, 1984 (age 34)[1]
Los Angeles, California[1]
ResidenceDenver, Colorado[1]
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[1]
Weight170 lb (77 kg)[1]
Sport
SportBobsleigh

Lauren Gibbs (born March 2, 1984) is an American bobsledder who competes as a brakeman. She was named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2018 Winter Olympics.[2]

Career[edit]

Gibbs played volleyball while she was a student at Brown University. She left a job as a sales manager in 2013 to try out for the U.S. bobsled team.[3] Gibbs won a bronze medal at the 2016 bobsled world championships,[2] and with Elana Meyers Taylor won a silver medal in the two-woman event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e USOC Profile of Lauren Gibbs
  2. ^ a b Price, Karen (January 13, 2018). "Elana Meyers Taylor, Jamie Greubel Poser Lead Decorated U.S. Olympic Women's Bobsled Team". TeamUSA.org. United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved January 13, 2018..
  3. ^ Axon, Rachel (November 18, 2017). "Lauren Gibbs turns strength into run at Olympics in bobsled". USA Today. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  4. ^ Final results

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