Emily Azevedo

Bobsled and Skeleton

  • 2010

EVENT - BOBSLED

HEIGHT 5'8''     WEIGHT 170 lbs 

Emily Azevedo graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2005 with a degree in exercise biology. While attending UC-Davis, Azevedo held the 100-meter hurdles school record an athlete on the track and field team.

Azevedo's decision to become a bobsledder came after watching the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. Azevedo made her debut during the 2006-2007 season. She traveled to World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland with driver Erin Pac where they finished eighth. For the 2008-09 season, Azevedo teamed with driver Bree Schaaf, winning the National Championships. At whistler, Azevedo and Schaaf raced to a 5th place finish on the 2010 Olympic track.

The veteran finally had a breakthrough in the 2012-2013 season with pilot Jamie Greubel when the team slid a silver medal performance in the La Plagne, France World Cup event.  Azevedo continues to lead the women's team as the most experienced brakeman.

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games - 5th place with with partner Bree Schaaf 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2013-2014 World Cup as Brakeman for Jamie Greubel and Jazmine Fenlator                         - 4th in Park City #1 (12/6), 4th in Lake Placid (12/14), 4th in St. Moritz (1/11)
  • 2012-2013 World Cup as brakeman for Jamie Greubel and Jazmine Fenlator
    -5th in Park City (11/12), 11th in Whistler (11/12), 4th in Winterberg (12/12), SILVER in La Plagne (12/12) 11th in Koenigssee (1/13), 9th in Igls (1/13) 15th at World Championships in St. Moritz (1/13)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup as brakeman for Bree Schaaf and Elana Meyers
    -11th in Igls (12/11), 11th in La Plagne (12/11), 9th in Winterberg (12/11), 5th in Altenberg (1/12), 5th in Koenigssee (1/12), 9th in St. Moritz (1/12), 9th in Whistler (2/12)
  • 2011-2012 Europa Cup as brakeman for Elana Meyers
    -10th in St. Moritz (1/12) 
  • 2010-2011 World Cup as brakewoman for Bree Shaaf and Elana Meyers
    -6th in Whistler (11/10), 6th in Calgary (12/10), 5th in Park City make-up (12/10), 5th in Lake Placid (12/10), 11th in Igls (1/11), 13th in St. Moritz (1/11), 10th in Cesana (1/11), 10th in World Championships in Koenigssee
  • 2010-2011 America's Cup as brakewoman for Erin Pac and Bree Schaaf
    -BRONZE in Park City #1 (11/10), GOLD in Park City #2 (11/10) 
  • 2009-2010 World Cup as brakewoman for Shauna Rohbock and Bree Schaaf
    -9th in Park City (11/09), 9th in Lake Placid (11/09), 6th in Cesana (12/09), 13th in Altenberg (12/09), 7th in Konigssee (1/10), 11th in St. Moritz (1/10), 
  • 5th at 2009 U.S. National Bobsled Push Championship
  • 2009 National Champion as brakewoman for Bree Schaaf
  • 10th at 2009 World Championship with Bree Schaaf
  • 2008-2009 World Cup as brakewoman for Bree Schaaf
    -6th at Whistler (2/09), 5th at Park City (2/09)
  • 2008-2009  America's Cup as brakewoman for Erin Pac
    -SILVER in Park City #2 (10/08) 
  • 2007-2008 World Cup as brakewoman for Erin Pac and Jamia Jackson                                       
    -6th in Lake Placid (12/07), 12th in Cesana (1/08), 9th in St. Mortiz (1/08)
  • 2006-2007 World Cup as brakewoman with for Erin Pac  
    -10th at Igls (01/07), 8th at World Championships (02/07) in St. Moritz, Switzerland


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