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Chris Moffat

Chris Moffat
  • Born: 09/22/1979
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 95kg
  • Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta

Luge and Cross Country teams Photo by Mike RidewoodOverall

Doubles luge specialist, long-time member of national team … Two-time Olympian… Veteran of eight World Cup seasons … Competed at six WC, finished 10th three times.

World Championship (WC) Results

2009 (Lake Placid, USA): 10th – doubles 2008 (Oberhof, GER): 10th – doubles 2007 (Igls, AUT): 12th – doubles 2001 (Calgary, CAN): 15th – doubles 2000 (St. Moritz, SUI): 10th – doubles; 14th – singles 1999 (Konigssee, GER): 21st – doubles; 28th – singles

Career Notes

2009-10: Finished 10th and 11th at World Cups in November, another 11th-place in January. 2008-09: Finished 10th at WC … Missed first half of season with broken wrist … Top result in World Cups was 9th, set at both Altenberg, GER and Olympic venue of Whistler (02/22/09) … Canadian champion. 2007-08: Broke wrist midway through season but remained in competition … Canadian champion … Finished 10th at WC … Top World Cup result was 9th in Altenberg, GER. 2006-07: Finished 12th at WC … Top World Cup result was 8th, at both Konigsseee, GER and Winterberg, GER … Canadian champion. 2005-06: Finished 9th in a field of 21 at the Olympic Winter Games … Finished 6th in two World Cup events, in Calgary and Turin, ITA … Canadian champion. 2002-05: Retired, did not compete. 2001-02: Finished 5th in doubles and 14th in singles at the Olympic Winter Games … Competing in singles, top World Cup result was 10th in Igls, AUS. 1999-01: First two World Cup seasons, top result was 8th in doubles in Oberhof, GER (02/13/00) … First two WC, with top result 10th in doubles.

Personal

His brother, Mike, is his luge partner … Father, Ed, is the Olympic race director … Mother, Carol, will be an official at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Returned from three-year hiatus teaming with brother in 2005-06 … Coached junior national luge team in his temporary retirement … Cycles and plays ultimate frisbee outside of luge.

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2002 Salt Lake CityOlympic Winter GamesLugeDoubles - Mixed - 5
2002 Salt Lake CityOlympic Winter GamesLugeSingles - Men - 14
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesLugeDoubles - Mixed - 9
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesLugeDoubles - Mixed - 7
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