Matt Mortensen

USA Luge

  • 2014

Name: Matt Mortensen
Sport:
Luge
Discipline:
Men's Doubles
Height:
6'0"
Current Residence: 
Huntington Station, N.Y.
College: DeVry University 

Olympic Experience

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 14th (w/ Preston Griffall)

Career Highlights:

  • Three-time USA Luge start champion (2009-2011) (w/ Preston Griffall)
  • 2013, World Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y., team relay silver medalist (w/ Griffall, Julia Clukey, Chris Mazdzer)
  • 2013, World Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y., sixth place (w/ Griffall)
  • 2012, U.S. champion (w/ Griffall)
  • 2008, U.S. silver medalist (w/ Griffall)
  • 2007, U.S. bronze medalist (w/ Griffall)
  • 2005, Junior World Cup doubles champion (w/ Garon Thorne)
  • 2004, Junior World Cup doubles silver medalist (w/ Thorne)
  • 2003, Junior World Cup doubles silver medalist (w/ Thorne)
  • 2003, U.S. junior champion (w/ Thorne)

 

Fun Facts: Trains with the U.S. Army through the World Class Athlete Program ... Comes from a family of nine ... Plays guitar in his free time

Learn more: 
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