Samantha Culiver

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

EVENT - SKELETON

HEIGHT  5' 4"     WEIGHT  65 kg

Prior to becoming a skeleton athlete in 2010, Samantha Culiver was a level 10 gymnast and NCAA Division 1 pole vaulter.  Culiver attended Paradise Valley Community College in Phoeniz, Ariz., where she was named the 2007 NJCAA National pole vault Champion and became a four-time NJCAA All-American, before transferring to the University of Hawaii.  Her 2008 season-best mark in pole vault at Hawaii was 11-7.75.

She is one of six children to Chris and D.L. Suliver of Scottsdale, Ariz., and studied kinieseology while at Hawaii.  

Career Highlights:

  • 2012-2013 North American Cup
    -10th in Park City #1 (11/12), 5th in Whistler #1 (12/12), BRONZE in Whistler #3 (12/12), 5th in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), BRONZE in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)