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Emily Sweeney

Luge USA

Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney
  • Birth date 3/16/1993
  • Birthplace Portland, ME, ME
  • Hometown Suffield, CT
  • Residence Lake Placid, NY, NY
  • Height/Weight 5'4"/ 147 lbs


Sweeney nearly qualified for the 2010 U.S. Olympic team as a high school junior, missing the final Olympic berth by just .165 seconds. The person who claimed the final spot? Emily’s older sister, Megan. With Emily cheering her on, Megan finished 22nd in Vancouver.
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Getting to know Emily Sweeney


Sweeney is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard.


Her roommate is 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin.


Her friends and family show their support by wearing winter caps that read “Sween Team.”

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