Allen Blackwell

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

EVENT - SKELETON

HEIGHT 5' 8"     WEIGHT 160 lbs
 
Blackwell began skeleton in 2002 after learning it was added to the Olympic program.  His previous athletic experience includes running track in high school.  Blackwell's favorite hobbies include kite surfing and CrossFit, favorite food is macaroni and cheese, and favorite location is the Greek Isles.
 
 
Career Highlights:
  • 2013 National Championships - 11th in Lake Placid (3/13)
  • 2012-2013 European Cup
    -17th in Koenigssee #1 (11/12), 10th in Koenigssee #2 (11/12), 9th in La Plagne #1 (12/12), 9th in La Plagne #2 (12/12), 25th in Igls #1 (1/13), 18th in Igls #2 (1/13), 23rd in Altenberg #1 (1/13), 9th in Altenberg #2 (1/13)
  • 2011-2012 European Cup
    -12th in Altenberg #1 (12/11), 11th in Altenberg #2 (12/11) 
  • 2010-2011 America's Cup
    -16th in Park City #1 (11/10), 19th in Park City #2 (11/10), 13th in Calgary (11/10)