Matthew Antoine

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Matthew Antoine
Personal information
Born (1985-04-02) April 2, 1985 (age 33)
ResidencePrairie du Chien, Wisconsin, U.S.
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
Sport
Country United States
SportSkeleton

Matthew Antoine (born April 2, 1985) is an American skeleton racer who has competed since 2003.[1]

Antoine graduated from the California University of Pennsylvania in 2009 with a degree in sports management, wellness and fitness.[2]

Antoine won gold in the mixed team event at the FIBT World Championships 2012 in Lake Placid, New York. His best World Cup race finish was first at Lake Placid in December 2013. He ranked third overall in the 2013–14 Skeleton World Cup.

He won the bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the first U.S. medal in men's skeleton since Jimmy Shea won gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics.[3]

Antoine and John Daly were named to represent the U.S. at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang;[4] He finished 11th.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBT profile Archived February 15, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Matt Antoine – Team USA". Retrieved February 15, 2014.
  3. ^ Zillgitt, Jeff (February 15, 2014). "USA's Matt Antoine claims bronze in men's skeleton". USA TODAY. Retrieved February 15, 2014.
  4. ^ "2018 U.S. Olympic Skeleton Team Announced" (Press release). United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. January 15, 2018. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  5. ^ "Matt Antoine". Team USA. USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. Retrieved March 16, 2018.

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