Ian Cockerline


Ian Cockerline is a two-time Olympian who represented Canada at Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010. He posted a 20th place finish in Vancouver after crashing during his final heat in Turin.

Getting to know…

A lifetime Calgarian … Is scared of heights … Considers luge tobogganing for adults, which makes it very Canadian … Tried luge at age eight after father saw a newspaper ad … By 12 he was a full-time member of Calgary luge program … Enjoys mountain biking, soccer, skiing, hockey, hiking, squash … Motto: Never in a hurry, just moving fast!

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2006 TurinLugeSingles - MenDNF
2010 VancouverLugeSingles - Men20

Notable International Results

World Championship Results: 2009 (Lake Placid, USA): 20th 2008 (Oberhof, GER): 15th 2007 (Igls, AUS): 25th 2004 (Nagano, JPN): 19th

Career Notes

2009-10: Top World Cup result is 19th in Konigssee, GER. 2008-09: Finished 20th at WC ... Finished 27th overall in World Cup standings ... Top World Cup result came at Olympic venue in Whistler, 21st place (02/22/09). 2007-08: Finished a career-best 15th at the WC (01/24/08) ... Matched his best World Cup result, finishing 14th in Calgary (11/14/07). 2006-07: Finished 25th at the WC ... Best result in seven World Cup races was 19th in Park City, USA. 2005-06: His first Olympic experience ... He was in 13th place on runs one and two, and in 16th place after run three ... Crashed on his final run and could not finish ... Top World Cup result was 21st in Lake Placid, USA. 2002-05: Competed in 12 World Cups over three seasons, first race November 2002 ... Top result was 14th in hometown of Calgary (12/06/03) ... Placed 19th at WC (02/15/04).