Kripps, who was born in Hawaii, considers himself an “international man of mystery” because he has three citizenships: Australia, Canada and the United States. He competes internationally for Canada, and made his Olympic debut in 2010 as a brakeman, finishing fifth in four-man. He became a pilot for the 2014 Olympics and finished sixth in two-man. He won his first world championship medal in 2017, claiming silver.Read More
Getting to know Justin Kripps
Kripps was attracted to bobsled because he considers it a mix of track and field and racecar driving.
He names his sleds after Hawaiin goddesses.
During the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Kripps’ website was reportedly censored in Russia.