Name: John Daly
Sport: Skeleton
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175 lbs
DOB: 6/10/1985
Hometown: Smithtown, N.Y.
College: Plattsburgh State University
Olympic Experience
  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games - 15th in Sochi
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games - 17th in Vancouver
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 Men's Skeleton - 17th in Koenigssee (2/17)
  • 2013 Men's Skeleton - 5th in St. Moritz (2/13)
  • 2012 Men's Skeleton - 8th in Lake Placid (2/12)
  • 2012 Team Event - 4th in Lake Placid (2/12)
  • 2011 Men's Skeleton - 17th in Koenigssee (2/11)
  • 2011 Team Event - 8th in Koenigsee (2/11)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017-2018 World Cup- 17th in Lake Placid (11/17); 18th in Park City (11/17); 29th in Whistler (11/17); 10th in Winterberg (12/17); 11th in Igls (12/17)
  • 2016-2017 World Cup - 14th in PyeongChang (3/17)
  • 2016-2017 Intercontinental Cup - GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (1/17); SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (1/17)
  • 2016-2017 European Cup - 5th in St. Moritz (1/17)
  • 2016-2017 North American Cup- GOLD in Park City #1 (1/17); GOLD in Park City #2 (1/17); SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (1/17); GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (1/17)
  • 2013-2014 World Cup - 16th in Calgary (11/13), 15th in Park City (12/13), 4th in Lake Placid (12/13), 5th in Winterberg (1/14), 23rd in St. Moritz #1 (1/14), 9th in St. Moritz #2 (1/14), 5th in Igls (1/14), 23rd in St. Mortiz #1 (1/10), 9th in St Moritz #2 (1/12), 5th in Igls (1/18), 12th in Koenigssee (1/24)
  • 2012-2013 World Cup - 4th in Lake Placid (11/12), 7th in Park City (11/12), 19th in Whistler (11/12), 11th in Winterberg (12/12), 9th in La Plagne (12/12), 20th in Altenberg (1/13), 11th in Koenigssee (1/13), 16th in Igls (1/13), GOLD in St. Moritz World Championship team event (2/13), 5th in St. Moritz World Championships (2/13), 4th in Sochi (2/13)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup - DSQ in Igls (11/11), 22nd in La Plagne (11/11), 14th in Winterberg (11/11), 24th in Altenberg (12/11), 17th in Koenigssee (12/11), 6th in St. Moritz (1/12), 5th in Calgary (1/12), 8th in Lake Placid World Championships (2/12)
  • 2011-2012 Intercontinental Cup - GOLD in Calgary #1 (2/12), SILVER in Calgary # (2/12)
  • 10th overall in 2010-2011 World Cup - 19th in Whistler (11/10), 10th in Calgary (12/10), 8th in Park City (12/10), 10th in Lake Placid (12/10), 16th in Igls (1/11), 6th in Winterberg (1/11), 5th in St. Moritz (1/11), 18th in Cesana (1/11), 17th at World Championships in Koenigssee (2/11)
  • 2009-2010 World Cup - 14th in Park City (11/09), 11th in Lake Placid (11/09), 22nd in Cesana (12/09), 20th in Winterberg (12/09)
  • 2009-2010 Intercontinental Cup - GOLD in Lake Placid (1/10), GOLD in Calgary #1 (1/10), GOLD in Calgary #2 (1/10), GOLD in Park City (1/10)
  • 2009-2010 America's Cup - GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (12/09), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (12/09)
  • 14th overall in 2009-2010 World Cup - 14th in Park City (11/09), 11th in Lake Placid (11/09), 22nd in Cesana (12/09), 20th in Winterberg (12/09)
  • 2nd overall in 2008-2009 European Cup - SILVER in Winterberg (12/5), BRONZE in Altenberg EC #1 (12/12), SILVER in Altenberg EC #2 (12/13), 6th in Igls EC #1 (12/20), GOLD in Igls EC #2 (12/21), GOLD in St. Moritz (1/22), BRONZE in Cesana (1/31)
  • 7th overall in 2008-2009 America's Cup - SILVER in Park City #1 (11/1), BRONZE in Lake Placid #1 (11/21), 8th in Lake Placid #2 (11/22), BRONZE in Lake Placid #3 (4/3)
Personal: He ran track and field while in college and was all-American in the decathlon in 2007. ...Daly considers his entire family his support team: his mother, father, brother, sister, and his Aunt Sabina have "all been there from the beginning."...Graduated from Plattsburgh State University with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising...Was originally recruited for luge in 2001, but switched to skeleton