At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Olsen was a push athlete for Steven Holcomb’s Night Train four-man crew that won gold, the first for a U.S. men’s sled since 1948. Four years later, Olsen finished 12th in Nick Cunningham’s four-man sled. Olsen has since transitioned from being a push athlete to a driver. He discovered the sport in 2007 after his mother, Kim, heard about tryouts on the radio.Read More
Getting to know Justin Olsen
Olsen played tight end in college for the United States Air Force Academy.
He is a member of the U.S. Army’s World Class Athlete Program.
He lost 35 pounds after the 2014 Olympics to become a bobsled driver.