28 Facts About Chris Mazdzer

1. Chris Mazdzer serves on the International Luge Federation board and advocates for all Luge racers not just in America but for all Luge racers around the globe helping to change policy to improve the sport for all people who get into the sport.

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2. Chris Mazdzer has learned a lot about the financial struggles fellow Olympians face.

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3. Chris Mazdzer is involved with a non-profit organization Classroom Champions where Olympic and Paralympic athletes mentor underprivileged children and help get the children the proper equipment to succeed.

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4. Chris Mazdzer is helping the next Olympian generation achieve their goals.

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5. Chris Mazdzer is a self proclaimed goof ball and looking at his Instagram this proves to be true.

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6. Chris Mazdzer became on over night internet sensation and heart throb to thousands of people.

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7. In 2010 Chris Mazdzer made his first appearance as an Olympian Luger representing the USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.

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8. Chris Mazdzer started his Luger career at the age of 8 and by the age of 13 he made a juniors national team.

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9. Chris Mazdzer loves to travel and it seems like no matter where Chris travels to he takes some time to explore the wilderness around him and two of his favorite places are Utah in the United States and abroad he loves to go to Vietnam.

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10. Chris Mazdzer is a natural outdoors man, just one look at his Instagram and it is clear that this champion Luger has a love for the outdoor.

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11. Chris Mazdzer was born Christopher Mazdzer on Sunday, June 26, 1988, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to parents Edward Mazdzer, an accomplished neurologist who has his own practice in their hometown of Saranac, New York, and Marty Lawthers, who works as the office manager in Mr Mazdzers' practice.

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12. Chris Mazdzer likes to share his thoughts on Instagram, and while he has great advice to persevere, he shows his funny personality.

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13. Chris Mazdzer says if he had to choose a family member he loved most, it might be his family dog, Obi.

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14. Chris Mazdzer said he goes up to 90 miles per hour in the luge.

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15. Chris Mazdzer called himself "a connoisseur of a good time" recently during his Reddit AMA, saying: "I enjoy pushing the limits of life.

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16. Chris Mazdzer says he learned to luge at the age of 8 and was lucky enough to grow up next to one of the only two Olympic-style luge tracks in the country near Saranac Lake, NY.

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17. Chris Mazdzer is dating a girl named Mara Marian, who cheered him on at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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18. Chris Mazdzer was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, but grew up in Saranac, New York.

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19. Chris Mazdzer is dating Mara Marian, a Romanian-born brunette who works as an event planner.

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20. Chris Mazdzer understands that this means he will have a most unusual winter.

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21. Chris Mazdzer became the first American men's singles luge athlete to win an Olympic medal, grabbing the silver at the PyeongChang Games earlier this year.

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22. Chris Mazdzer has decided to compete in both singles and doubles in World Cup events, in large part because USA Luge didn't have another option to partner with Olympic doubles veteran Jayson Terdiman.

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23. Chris Mazdzer is the only slider who has competed in singles and doubles this season.

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24. Chris Mazdzer was eliminated in the third week of the four-week season.

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25. Chris Mazdzer competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, finishing 13th on both occasions.

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26. In April 2018, Chris Mazdzer was announced as one of the celebrities for season 26 of Dancing with the Stars.

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27. On February 11, 2018, Chris Mazdzer won a silver medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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28. At the 2018 Winter Olympics Chris Mazdzer won the silver medal in the Men's Single Luge, becoming the first US men's singles luge medalist and is the first and currently only non-European to win a medal in that event.

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