Olympic Hopeful Kristi Koplin's Bio
After her senior year of college Kristi Koplin received an email from 2010 Olympic bronze medalist Elana Meyers introducing her to the sport of bobsled. Kristi attended a recruitment camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., and began the sport in Oct. 2010 during team selections. Kristi has an impressive athletic background in track and field, and currently holds Southern Utah University's school record in the hammer (59.19), discuss (50.32) and weight throw (17.41).
Kristi earned a B.S. in Nursing at Southern Utah University, where she was also a member of the ROTC. Kristi was commissioned as a 2LT in the Army. Kristi is the daughter if Mike and Sue and is the second youngest of four siblings. Kristi is part of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program. Kristi currently attends the Keller Graduate School of Management, studying business administration and health services.
2012-2013 North American Cup as brakeman for Bree Schaaf
-GOLD in Park City #1 (11/12), GOLD in Park City #2 (11/12), GOLD in Calgary #3 (12/12), GOLD in Calgary #4 (12/12), GOLD in Calgary #5 (12/12), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
2011-2012 America's Cup as brakeman for Shauna Rohbock
-BRONZE in Park City (11/11)
2010-2011 World Cup as brakeman for Jazmine Fenlator and Jamie
-11th in Park City make-up (12/10), 14th in St. Moritz (1/11), 14th in Cesana (1/11)
2010-2011 America's Cup as brakeman for Jazmine Fenlator
-6th in Park City #1 (11/10)