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Matt Antoine

Matt Antoine
Skeleton USA

Matt Antoine

Matt Antoine
  • Birth date 4/02/1985
  • Birthplace Prairie du Chien, WI
  • Hometown Prairie du Chien, WI
  • Residence Phoenix, AZ
  • Height/Weight 6'3"/ 185 lbs
  • Olympics 2014

Biography

Antoine won the bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in dramatic fashion. He traded the third and fourth spots on the leaderboard twice with U.S. teammate John Daly. Then Daly lost control of his sled on his fourth and final run, allowing Antoine to secure third place. It was the first U.S. skeleton medal since 2002.
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Getting to know Matt Antoine

1

Antoine runs an Instagram account for his dog, Dixie, a Golden Retriever.

2

He became interested in skeleton after watching Jimmy Shea win gold the 2002 Winter Olympics.

3

His nickname is “Cheese” because he grew up in Wisconsin.

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