Mark Grimmette

Luger, Olympic athlete

1971 –

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Who is Mark Grimmette?

Mark Grimmette is an American luger who competed from 1990 to 2010. Competing in five Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a silver in 2002 and a bronze in 1998.

Grimmette also won nine medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with two silvers and seven bronzes. He won the overall Luge World Cup men's doubles title three times. He was selected in December 2009 to compete in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Grimmette carried the United States flag during the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

He announced his retirement on 17 March 2010.

On 29 April 2010, it was announced that Grimmette was named USA Luge's Sports Program Director and also was involved as a head coach.

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Born
Jan 23, 1971
Ann Arbor
Also known as
  • Гримметт, Марк
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Muskegon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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