Annie O'Shea

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

Height: 5'5'' Weight 132 

Annie O'Shea began the sport of skeleton in November 2004 and quickly rose in international standings, claiming the 2007 America's Cup title her first year on the national team. O'Shea claimed the final 2007-08 World Cup spot by winning the final National Team Trials race in Park City, Utah on November 10, 2007. O'Shea graduated from North Country Community College with a major in Sport Management in Dec. 2007 and is currently enrolled as a student in the Keller Graduate School of Management.

O'Shea has three sisters, a dog, two cats, and two ducks. "I really wanted a pig, but instead my sisters got ducks," O'Shea said. Her favorite book is "Oh, the Places You'll Go," and her favorite movie is "The Wedding Planner." O'Shea's meal of choice is green beans and meatloaf.

Career Highlights:

  • 2013-2014 World Cup                                                                                                               -  16th in Winterberg (1/5)
  • 2013 National Championships - GOLD in Lake Placid (3/13)

  • 2012-2013 EuropeanCup                                                                                                            - 10th in Altenberg #1 (1/13)
  • 2012-2013 Intercontinental Cup
    -15th in Whistler #1 (11/12), 14th in Whistler #2 (11/12), 14th in Park City #1 (12/12), 8th in Park City #2 (12/12), 10th in Igls #1 (1/13), 17th in Igls #2 (1/13), 15th in Altenberg #1 (1/13), 17th in Altenberg #2 (1/13), 15th in Winterberg (1/13)
  • 2011-2012 World Cup
    -7th in Igls (12/11), SILVER in La Plagne (12/11), 9th in Winterberg (12/11), 12th in Altenberg (1/12), 18th in Koenigssee (1/12), 18th in St. Moritz (1/12), 9th in Whistler (2/12)
  • 2011 National Champion
  • 11th overall in 2010-2011 World Cup
    -15th in Whistler (11/10), 13th in Calgary (12/10), 13th in Park City (12/10), 10th in Lake Placid (12/10), 13th in Igls (1/11), 12th in Winterberg (1/11), 11th in St. Moritz (1/11), 17th in Cesana (1/11)
  • 20th overall in 2009-2010 Intercontinental Cup
    -22nd in Winterberg #1 (11/09), 19th in Winterberg #2 (11/09), 19th in Konigssee (12/09), 15th in Cesana (12/09)
  • 2008-2009 America's Cup Champion
    -6th in Park City (11/08), BRONZE in Calgary #1 (11/08) BRONZE in Calgary #2 (11/08), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (11/08), SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (11/08), GOLD in Lake Placid #3 (4/09), SILVER in Lake Placid (4/09)
  • 8th overall in 2008-2009 Intercontinental Cup
    -4th in Calgary (12/08), 11th in Park City #1 (12/08), 12th in Park City #2 (12/08), 7th in Lake Placid (12/08), 6th in Igls (2/09), 9th in Konigssee (2/09), 12th in Cesana #1 (1/09), 7th in Cesana #2 (1/09)
  • 17th overall in 2007-2008 World Cup
    -10th in Calgary (11/07), 10th in Park City (12/07), 11th in Lake Placid (12/07), 17th in Cesana #1 (1/08), 19th in Cesana #2 (1/08), 14th in St. Moritz (1/08)
  • 2007-2008 America's Cup Champion
    -4th in Calgary #1 (11/06), BRONZE in Calgary #2 (11/06), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (12/06), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (12/06), SILVER in Park City #1 (12/06), SILVER in Park City #2 (12/06)
  • 5th at Junior World Championships in Altenberg, Germany (2/07)
  • 1st at Empire State Games in Lake Placid, NY (2/07)
  • 14th at Junior World Championships in Igls, Austria (2/06)
  • 1st at Empire State Games in Lake Placid, NY (2/06)

 

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