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Justin Kripps

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Justin Kripps

Justin Kripps
  • Birth date 1/06/1987
  • Birthplace Naalehu, HI, HI
  • Residence Calgary
  • Height/Weight 6'0"/ 220 lbs
  • Olympics 2010, 2014

Biography

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.
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Getting to know Justin Kripps

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Kripps was attracted to bobsled because he considers it a mix of track and field and racecar driving.

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He names his sleds after Hawaiin goddesses.

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During the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Kripps’ website was reportedly censored in Russia.

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