HEIGHT 6'3" WEIGHT 220 lbs

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Nathan Gilsleider was born on Wednesday, April 29, 1987 in Claremore, Okla. Gilsleider was an all-state baseball, basketball and soccer player in high school. After graduation, he started his collegiate career at Hesston College in Kansas, where was a member of the baseball and basketball teams. He eventually transferred to Eastern Oklahoma State College to continue his baseball career. After tearing his labrum, he ended up at Oklahoma State University and played on the football team. Gilsleider graduated from Oklahoma State with a degree in health promotion and education. Upon graduation, he played one season of arena football for the Oklahoma Defenders. 

He was first introduced to the sport of bobsled by Johnny Quinn.


FUN FACTS
- He graduated high school with 12 people.
- He grew up with kangaroos and wallabies as pets.
- He loves to cook.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

World Cup Highlights:

  • 2016-2017 Four-Man for pilot Nick Cunningham - 17th in Whistler (12/16)
  • 2015-2016 Two-Man with pilot Nick Cunningham - 6th in Lake Placid (1/16)
  • 2015-2016 Four-Man for pilot Codie Bascue - 15th in Lake Placid (1/16); 13th in Park City #1 (1/16); 19th in Park City #2 (1/16)

 

North America's Cup Highlights:

  • 2016-2017 Four-Man for pilot Nick Cunningham - 5th in Calgary #1 (11/16); 5th in Calgary #2 (11/16); 8th in Whistler #1 (11/16); 7th in Whistler #2 (11/16); BRONZE in Park City #1 (1/17); GOLD in Park City #2 (1/17)
  • 2016-2017 Two-Man with pilot Nick Cunningham - GOLD in Calgary #1 (11/16); 8th in Whistler #1 (11/16); SILVER in Park City #1 (1/17); GOLD in Park City #2 (1/17)
  • 2015-2016 Two-Man with pilot Codie Bascue - BRONZE in Calgary #1 (11/15)
  • 2015-2016 Four-Man for pilot Codie Bascue - 4th in Calgary #1 (11/15); GOLD in Calgary #2 (11/15); 5th in Calgary #3 (11/15); SILVER in Park City #1 (2/16); GOLD in Park City #2 (2/16)