Caleb Pelger

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

EVENT - BOBSLED

HEIGHT  6' 3"     WEIGHT  215 lbs
 
Caleb Pelger began his bobsled career in 2011 after his brother Jake, who works at the Utah Olympic Park, encouraged him to try it.  Pelger was a decathlete at the United States Air Force Academy, where he receieved his Bachelors of Science in Engineering Mechanics.  Pelger completed pilot training in 2007 and flew B-52 Bombers.  He's currently an MBA candidate at Oklahoma State University online. Pelger's parents have been married for 42 years and he is the youngest of six children.
 
Career Highlights:
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup as brakeman for Jay Noller in two-man
    -4th in Park City #2 (11/12), 11th in Calgary #4 (12/12)
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup as push athlete for Jay Noller in four-man
    -SILVER in Park City #1 (11/12), BRONZE in Park City #2 (11/12), 9th in Calgary #3 (12/12), 9th in Calgary #4 (12/12), DSQ in Calgary #5 (12/12), BRONZE in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), BRONZE in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup as push athlete for Cory Butner in four-man
    -7th in Whistler (2/12) 
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as push athlete for Cory Butner and Jay Noller in four-man
    -5th in Park City #1 (11/11), BRONZE in Park City #2 (11/11), 5th in Calgary #1 (11/11), 4th in Calgary #2 (11/11), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (12/11), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (12/11)
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as brakeman for Cory Butner in two-man
    - BRONZE in Calgary #1 (11/11), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (12/11)