Name: James Reed
Sport: Bobsled
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210 lbs
DOB: 5/23/1991
Birthplace: Bloomington, Ind.
Hometown: Garmisch, Germany
High School: James Reed was born in Bloomington, Indiana on May 23, 1991. The native of Garmisch, Germany has a degree in exercise science from the University of Maine. He participated in skiing, soccer and track and field while in high school. At the University of Maine, James was a member of the track and field team, participating in the hurdles. His track coach in college was on the bobsled team for a year and got him interested in trying out.
College: James Reed was born in Bloomington, Indiana on May 23, 1991. The native of Garmisch, Germany has a degree in exercise science from the University of Maine. He participated in skiing, soccer and track and field while in high school. At the University of Maine, James was a member of the track and field team, participating in the hurdles. His track coach in college was on the bobsled team for a year and got him interested in trying out.
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 Four-Man for pilot Steven Holcomb - 5th in Koenigssee (2/17)
  • 2016 Four-Man for pilot Nick Cunningham - 15th in Igls (2/16)
  • 2016 Team Event for pilot Nick Cunningham - 6th in Igls (2/16)
  • 2015 Four-Man for pilot Nick Cunningham - 14th (3/15)
  • 2015 Team Event for pilot Nick Cunningham - 7th (3/15)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017-2018 Four-Man North American Cup for pilot Elana Meyers Taylor - 4th in Park City #1 (12/17); 5th in Park City #2 (12/17);
  • 2017-2018 Two-Man North American Cup for pilot Geoff Gadbois - 4th in Park City #2 (12/17)
  • 2016-2017 Four-Man World Cup for pilot Steven Holcomb - 4th in Whistler (12/16); SILVER in Lake Placid (12/16); 9th in Altenberg (1/17); 7th in Winterberg (1/17); 15th in St. Moritz (1/17); 4th in Koenigssee (1/17); BRONZE in Igls (2/17); 10th in PyeongChang (3/17)
  • 2015-2016 Two-Man World Cup with pilot Nick Cunningham - 14th in St. Moritz (2/16)
  • 2015-2016 Four-Man World Cup for pilot Nick Cunningham - 14th in Altenberg (11/15); 13th in Winterberg (12/15); 14th in Koenigssee (12/15); 9th in Lake Placid (1/16); 12th in Park City #1 (1/16); 13th in Park City #2 (1/16); 22nd in St. Moritz (2/16)
  • 2014-2015 Four-Man World Cup for pilot Steven Holcomb - 9th in Koenigssee (1/15)
  • 2014-2015 Four-Man World Cup for pilot Nick Cunningham - 5th in Lake Placid (12/14); 12th in Calgary (12/14); 17th in Altenberg (1/15); 15th in St. Moritz (1/15); 19th in La Plagne (2/15); 15th in Igls (2/15); 7th in Sochi (2/15)
  • 2014-2015 Four-Man North American Cup for pilot Nick Cunningham - GOLD in Park City (11/14)
  • 2014-2015 Two-Man North American Cup with pilot Nick Cunningham - SILVER in Park City #1 (11/14)
Personal: He lived in Germany for 16 years.... He would like to be paid to watch Netflix.