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Chris Mazdzer

Chris Mazdzer
Luge USA

Chris Mazdzer

Chris Mazdzer
  • Birth date 6/26/1988
  • Birthplace Pittsfield, MA
  • Hometown Saranac Lake
  • Residence Saranac Lake, NY
  • Height/Weight 6'0"/ 216 lbs
  • Olympics 2010, 2014


Mazdzer was the top U.S. men’s luger at the 2014 Olympics, finishing 13th. He also finished 13th at the 2010 Games. At the age of 17, he missed a spot on the 2006 U.S. Olympic team by just .161 seconds. He initially chose luge over bobsled because when the Olympic track in Lake Placid was open to the public, the line for luge was less crowded.
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Getting to know Chris Mazdzer


Mazdzer played lacrosse and soccer in high school.


He serves as the athlete representative to the Federation of International Luge.


He does pullups wearing a backpack full of weights.

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