- Name: Chris Mazdzer
- Age: 29 years old
- Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Luger
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Alive
Chris Mazdzer is an American luger and Olympian. He won silver at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. He became the first U.S. male to medal in the Men’s Single Luge. Mazdzer was named to the all-athlete cast for season 26 of Dancing with the Stars. The show is set to premiere on April 30, 2018, on ABC. Mazdzer was born on June 26, 1988, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. His father, Edward, is a neurologist, and his mother, Marty, an office manager. He has two siblings, Sara and Kate. Mazdzer was raised in Saranac Lake, New York. He attended National Sports Academy (New York), followed by DeVry University (Illinois). He majored in business administration and finance.
Mazdzer was introduced to luging at age 8. He got his start at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid. He’s also experimented with cliff jumping, lacrosse and soccer. Mazdzer began competing in the early 2000s. He’s trained under coaches like Bill Tavares, Miro Zayonc, Bengt Walden, and Lubomir Mick. Mazdzer has won a total of 10 Individual World Cup medals. His Olympic debut was at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada. He finished 13th. His second trip to the Winter Olympics followed in 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Mazdzer finished 3rd at the 2013 FIL World Luge Championships in British Columbia. He competed and finished 4th at the Luge World Cup Men’s singles event (2015-16).
Mazdzer’s third trip to the Olympics proved fruitful. He won the silver medal in the Men’s Single Luge. He made history along the way as the first U.S. male athlete to medal in the event. He plans to compete in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. Mazdzer is a member of the executive board of the Federation of International Luge. He’s also an athlete mentor for the nonprofit ‘Classroom Champions’.
In 2018, Mazdzer was featured on the television programs ‘Megyn Kelly Today’ and ‘Good Morning America’. Next, he was selected as a contestant on season 26 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. He’s paired with professional Latin/ballroom dancer Witney Carson. Other athlete contestants on the show include Mirai Nagasu, Arike Ogunbowale and Jennie Finch.
Chris Mazdzer stands 6ft 1in tall and he’s very athletic. He enjoys outdoor activities such as rock climbing, and mountain biking. He’s a collector of hotel room keys, with more than 200 in his collection. Mazdzer is currently dating wedding planner Mara Marian. She owns ‘FUSE Weddings & Events’ which caters primarily to Utah.
Chris Mazdzer Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Chris Mazdzer
- Birthday: June 26, 1988
- How Old : Age: 29 years old
- Place of Birth: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Luger
- Years Active: 2001-present
- Net Worth & Salary:
- Death-O-Meter: Alive