Name: Sophie Kirkby
DOB: 6/14/2001
Hometown: Ray Brook
Coach(es): Kaspars Dumpis, Bengt Walden (sabbatical), Lubomir Mick
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BEST EVER RESULTS

  • 2020 Norton USA Luge National Champion
  • 2018, 2019 Norton Youth A National Champion
  • Swept both Norton Youth A Seeding Races
  • 2017 Norton Junior National Seeding races - finished third overall with second and third place results
  • 2017 Norton Youth A Seeding Races - finished first overall with a pair of victories
  • 2014 Norton Youth B National Champion
  • 2013 Norton Youth B National Champion

 

2021-22 SEASON (with teammate Chevonne Forgan in women's doubles)

  • Bronze medal in LaPlagne, France World Cup doubles race 1
  • 5th place in LaPlagne, France World Cup doubles race 2
  • 5th place in Igls, Austria World Cup doubles race
  • 4th place in Oberhof, Germany World Cup doubles race 1
  • 5th place in Oberhof, Germany World Cup doubles race 2
  • Bronze medal in Bludenz, Austria World Cup doubles race
  • Forgan/Kirkby finished in 5th place in the overall World Cup women's doubles standings
  • Bronze medal in inaugural World Championship women's doubles race

 

2020-21 SEASON (Did not compete internationally due to pandemic)

 

2019-20 SEASON

  • 10th place in Koenigssee, Germany Junior World Cup singles race
  • 15th place in first Altenberg, Germany Junior World Cup singles race
  • 13th place second Altenberg, Germany Junior World Cup singles race
  • 15th place in first Winterberg, Germany Junior World Cup singles race
  • 12th place in second Winterberg, Germany Junior World Cup singles race
  • DNF in Oberhof, Germany Junior World Championships
  • Norton USA Luge National Champion

 

2018-19 SEASON (Although a youth in age, Sophie raced up in age class to Junior World Cup)

  • 2019 Norton Youth A National Champion in Park City, Utah
  • 19th place in Oberhof, Germany Junior World Cup
  • 19th place in Winterberg, Germany Junior World Cup
  • 25th place in Calgary, Canada Junior World Cup
  • 16th place in Park City, Utah Junior World Cup 2
  • 18th place in Park City, Utah Junior World Cup 1

 

2017-18 SEASON

  • 2018 Norton Youth National Champion
  • Swept both Norton Youth Seeding Races
  • 11th place overall in the Youth A World Cup season

 

2016-17 SEASON

  • 21st at Junior World Championships, Sigulda, Latvia
  • 2017 Norton junior national seeding races - finished third overall with second and third place results
  • 2017 Norton youth A seeding races - finished first overall with a pair of victories


2015-16 SEASON

  • 7th and 5th in 2 Norton Junior National seeding races
  • 6th place in Norton Junior National Championships
  • 5th and 4th in 2 Norton Youth A seeding races
  • Bronze medal in Norton Youth A National Championships


2014-15 SEASON

  • Gold medal in the Norton Youth B National Championships