Jeff Pain

Team Canada Medal Count

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Olympic silver medallist … Competed in five WC … Two-time world champion … Two-time Overall World Cup champion.

Getting to know…

Born in Anchorage, Alaska but grew up in Calgary … Has two children, Kyle (8) and Thomas (6) … Graduated from University of British Colombia in 1994 in Landscape Architecture … Enjoys golf and gardening in his spare time … Idol is Jack Nicklaus … Personal motto is: I can do two more of anything. … Pre-competition superstition is to never comb his hair on race day.

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2002 Salt Lake CitySkeletonMen6
2006 TurinSkeletonMenSilver
2010 VancouverSkeletonMen9

Notable International Results

World Championship Results: 2008 (Altenberg, GER): 8th 2007 (St. Moritz, SUI): 7th 2005 (Calgary, CAN): Gold 2003 (Nagano, JPN): Gold 2001 (Calgary, CAN): Silver

Career Notes

2009-10: Won bronze at World Cup in Cesana, ITA (12/04/09) ... Later finished 4th in Altenberg, GER. 2008-09: Returned to World Cup circuit ... Captured bronze at 2010 Olympic venue in Whistler, B.C. (02/05/09). 2007-08: Failed to qualify for World Cup team and competed on Intercontinental circuit ... Posted 8th place finish at WC. 2006-07: Had two podium World Cup results - gold in Calgary, Alta. and silver in Park City, USA ... Finished 7th at WC. 2005-06: Won four medals on World Cup circuit including three wins ... Captured second career Overall World Cup title ... Won silver at Olympic Winter Games behind teammate Duff Gibson. 2004-05: Won second career WC gold in Calgary (02/21/05) ... Finished on podium in five World Cup events, winning one gold, two silver and two bronze ... Won first overall World Cup title. 2003-04: Missed first half of season due to injury (foot) ... Finished 13th at WC. 2002-03: Won career-first WC title in Lake Placid, USA (02/16/03) ... Finished second overall on World Cup circuit. 2001-02: Was 6th at WC. 1998-01: Won first WC medal (silver) in 2001 ... Won first World Cup gold in Norway in 2000 ... Won first World Cup medal (silver) in 1998 in Calgary.