HEIGHT 6'1" WEIGHT 231 lbs

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Austin Landis was born in Hamilton, Mont. on Sunday, July 21, 1991. The native of Corvallis, Mont. participated in football, soccer, basketball and track and field while in high school. Upon graduation, he attended Belmont University, where he was a member of the track and field team. Landis obtained his degree in management information systems.

Landis was first introduced to the sport of bobsled by his father, Mike Maniscalco.


FUN FACTS

- He gained 40 pounds in a semester. 
- He had a football injury in ninth grade that almost ended his athletic career. 
- He could eat sushi everyday.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

World Championship Highlights:

  • 2017 Four-Man with pilot Justin Olsen - 11th in Koenigssee (2/17)


World Cup Highlights:

  • 2016-2017 Four-Man for pilot Justin Olsen - 12th in Lake Placid (12/16); 18th in Winterberg (1/17); 19th in St. Moritz (1/17); 26th in Koenigssee (1/17); 21st in Igls (2/17)
  • 2016-2017 Two-Man with pilot Justin Olsen - 23rd in St. Moritz (1/17)
  • 2015-2016 Two-Man with pilot Codie Bascue - 13th in Park City #1 (1/16)

 

North America's Cup Highlights:

  • 2016-2017 Four-Man for pilot Justin Olsen - BRONZE in Calgary #1 (11/16); SILVER in Calgary #2 (11/16); 15th in PyeongChang (3/17)
  • 2016-2017 Two-Man with pilot Justin Olsen - BRONZE in Calgary #1 (11/16)
  • 2015-2016 Four-Man for pilot Dakarai Kongela - 4th in Park City #1 (2/16); BRONZE in Park City #2 (2/16)
  • 2015-2016 Two-Man with pilot Dakarai Kongela - 9th in Calgary #1 (11/15); 5th in Whistler #1 (11/15); 6th in Park City #2 (2/16)
  • 2015-2016 Four-Man for pilot Geoff Gadbois - 9th in Calgary #1 (11/15); 8th in Calgary #2 (11/15); 8th in Calgary #3 (11/15)