Jeff Pain
  • Born: 12/14/1970
  • Age: 44
  • Height: 190cm
  • Weight: 90kg
  • Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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Olympic silver medallist … Competed in five WC … Two-time world champion … Two-time Overall World Cup champion.

World Championship (WC) Results

2008 (Altenberg, GER): 8th 2007 (St. Moritz, SUI): 7th 2005 (Calgary, CAN): Gold 2003 (Nagano, JPN): Gold 2001 (Calgary, CAN): Silver

Career Notes

2009-10: Won bronze at World Cup in Cesana, ITA (12/04/09) … Later finished 4th in Altenberg, GER. 2008-09: Returned to World Cup circuit … Captured bronze at 2010 Olympic venue in Whistler, B.C. (02/05/09). 2007-08: Failed to qualify for World Cup team and competed on Intercontinental circuit … Posted 8th place finish at WC. 2006-07: Had two podium World Cup results – gold in Calgary, Alta. and silver in Park City, USA … Finished 7th at WC. 2005-06: Won four medals on World Cup circuit including three wins … Captured second career Overall World Cup title … Won silver at Olympic Winter Games behind teammate Duff Gibson. 2004-05: Won second career WC gold in Calgary (02/21/05) … Finished on podium in five World Cup events, winning one gold, two silver and two bronze … Won first overall World Cup title. 2003-04: Missed first half of season due to injury (foot) … Finished 13th at WC. 2002-03: Won career-first WC title in Lake Placid, USA (02/16/03) … Finished second overall on World Cup circuit. 2001-02: Was 6th at WC. 1998-01: Won first WC medal (silver) in 2001 … Won first World Cup gold in Norway in 2000 … Won first World Cup medal (silver) in 1998 in Calgary.

Personal

Born in Anchorage, Alaska but grew up in Calgary … Has two children, Kyle (8) and Thomas (6) … Graduated from University of British Colombia in 1994 in Landscape Architecture … Enjoys golf and gardening in his spare time … Idol is Jack Nicklaus … Personal motto is: I can do two more of anything. … Pre-competition superstition is to never comb his hair on race day.

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2002 Salt Lake CityOlympic Winter GamesSkeletonMen - 6
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesSkeletonMen - Silver
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesSkeletonMen - 9
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