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Luke Schulz

Bobsled and Skeleton

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EVENT - SKELETON

HEIGHT  175 cm     WEIGHT  80 kg

Luke Schulz decided to try out for the skeleton team after watching the 2006 Olympics and has quickly risen in the sport.  He grew up on a farm in rural North Dakota and attended the United States Naval Academy for a year before transferring to Minnesota State-Moorhead.  He ran track at the naval academy and played football and ran track at MSUM before switching to triathlons.  His favorite career moment so far was taking second overall in the America's Cup circuit. 

ABOUT ME

Luke is the oldest of three siblings.  His brother is a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps and his sister attends Princeton.  In his free time, Luke likes to watch Twins games, golf, water ski, and snow ski. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2011-2012 Intercontinental Cup
    -14th in Lillehammer #1 (12/11), 14th in Lillehammer #2 (12/11), 10th in Sigulda #1 (12/11), 10th in Sigulda #2 (12/11), 14th in Calgary #1 (2/12)
  • 2011 U.S. National Skeleton Push Champion
  • 9th overall in 2010-2011 Intercontinental Cup
    -8th in Winterberg (11/10), 11th in Altenberg (12/10), 11th in La Plagne #1 (12/10), 12th in La Plagne (12/10), 14th in Whistler #1 (01/11), 18th in Whistler #2 (01/11), BRONZE in Lake Placid #1 (01/11), 5th in Lake Placid #2 (01/11)
  • 16th overall in 2008-2009 European Cup
    -8th in Winterberg (12/5), 13th in Altenberg EC #1 (12/12), 18th in Altenberg EC #2 (12/13), 10th in Igls EC #1 (12/20), 9th in Igls EC #2 (12/20)
  • 2nd overall in 2008-2009 America's Cup
    -6th in Calgary #1 (11/7), 4th in Calgary #2 (11/8), 8th in Lake Placid #1 (11/21), 5th in Lake Placid #2 (11/22), SILVER in Lake Placid #3 (4/2), GOLD in Lake Placid #4 (4/3)