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Kyle Tress

Bobsled and Skeleton

  • 2014

HEIGHT 6'0" WEIGHT 200 lbs

Follow Kyle on Twitter @kyletress

Kyle Tress began the sport of skeleton in November 2002, after watching it during the Salt Lake City Olympics.

When he's not sliding, Tress is a self-taught software developer and cofounder of "A Tiny Tribe," an app development company he started with fellow skeleton athlete, Chris Nurre.

FUN FACTS

- He is a self taught web and iOS developer. 
- He appeared as an extra on "Transformers 2," "When in Rome" and "CSI:NY."
- His favorite book is "Meditations," by Marcus Aurelius.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2014-2015 World Cup - 5th in Lake Placid (12/12)
  • 2013-2014 World Cup - 22nd in Calgary (11/13), 16th in Park City (12/13), 7th in Lake Placid (12/13), 11th in Winterberg (1/14), 5th in St. Moritz #1 (1/14), 16th in St. Moritz #2 (1/14), 8th in Igls (1/14), 16th in Koenigssee (1/25)
  • 2013 National Championships - BRONZE in Lake Placid (3/13)
  • 2012-2013 Intercontinental Cup - 8th in Winterberg (1/13)
  • 2012-2013 World Cup -5th in Lake Placid (11/12), 20th in Park City (11/12), 24th in Whistler (11/12), 13th in Winterberg (12/12), 4th Team Event in Winterberg (12/12), 15th in La Plagne (12/12), 21st in Altenberg (1/13), 21st in Koenigssee (1/13), 19th in Igls (1/13), 13th in Sochi (2/13)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup -23rd in Igls (12/11), 17th in La Plagne (12/11), 21st in Winterberg (12/11), 22nd in Altenberg (1/12), 25th in Koenigssee (1/12), 8th in St. Moritz (1/12), 15th in Whistler (2/12)
  • BRONZE at 2011 National Championships
  • 23rd overall in 2010-2011 World Cup -13th in Igls (1/11), 17th in Winterberg (1/11), 11th in St. Moritz (1/11), 22nd in Cesana (1/11), 25th at World Championships in Koenigssee (2/11)
  • 2010-2011 Intercontinental Cup -SILVER in Winterberg (11/10), 7th in Altenberg (12/10) 
  • 1st overall in 2009-2010 America's Cup - GOLD in Park City #1 (12/09), GOLD in Park City #2 (12/09), GOLD in Park City #3 (12/09), 6th in Calgary #1 (12/09), SILVER in Calgary #2 (12/09), BRONZE in Lake Placid #1 (12/09), SILVER (12/09),
  • 12th overall in 2008-2009 America's Cup -5th in Park City (11/08), 8th in Lake Placid #1 (11/21), 14th in Lake Placid #2 (11/22), 4th in Lake Placid #4 (4/09)
  • 26th overall in 2008-2009 Intercontinental Cup -21st in Calgary (12/08), 17th in Igls (1/09), 21st in Konigssee (2/09), 19th in Cesana #1 (1/09), 21st in Cesana #2 (1/09)

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