Cory Butner

USA Bobsled and Skeleton

  • 2014

Height: 6'2'' Weight: 210 

Cory Butner began the sport of bobsled in April 2007 after being selected for a recruiting camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. Butner competed as a push athlete for a couple seasons, and helped push Napier to the 2009 National Championship title.  Butner decided to become a driver in the 2009-2010 season, and battled teammate Nick Cunningham for the 2012 America's Cup title.  He quickly emerged as one of the nation's top drivers, and has already claimed two medals in his first full season on the World Cup tour.

Butner graduated from U.C. Riverside in 2005 with a B.S. in Statistics. His favorite quote is, "Rule #76: No Excuses, Play like a Champion," and his athletic career goals are to "win, win, win... then retire."

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2013-2014 World Cup in four-man                                                                                           - 15th in Calgary (11/30), 13th in Park City (12/8), 15th in Lake Placid (12/15), 25th in Winterberg #1 (1/4), 13th in Winterberg #2 (1/5), 18th in Igls (1/19)
  • 2013-2014 World Cup in two-man                                                                                           - 9th in Calgary (11/30), 4th in Park City (12/7), 4th in Lake Placid #1 (12/13), BRONZE in Lake Placid #2 (12/14), BRONZE in Winterberg (1/3), 15th in St. Moritz (1/11), 9th in Igls (1/18), 4th in Koenigssee (1/25)
  • 2012-2013 World Cup in two-man
    -SILVER in Lake Placid (11/12), SILVER in Park City (11/12), 10th in Whistler (11/12), 9th in Winterberg (12/12), 12th in La Plagne (12/12), 12th in Koenigssee (1/13), 5th in Igls (1/13), 9th at World Championships in St. Moritz (1/13), 8th Team Event at World Championships in St. Moritz, 9th in Sochi (2/13)
  • 2012-2013 World Cup in four-man
    -20th in Lake Placid (11/12), 14th in Park City (11/12), DNF in Whistler (11/12), 24th in Winterberg (12/12), 24th in La Plagne (12/12), 17th in Koenigssee (1/13), 23rd in Igls (1/13), 23th in Sochi (2/13)
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as a driver in two-man
    -BRONZE in Park City #1 (11/11), BRONZE in Park City #2 (11/11), BRONZE in Calgary #1 (11/11), BRONZE in Calgary #2 (11/11), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (12/11), SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (12/11) 
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as a driver in four-man
    -GOLD in Park City #1 (11/11), SILVER in Park City #2 (11/11), 5th in Calgary #1 (11/11), 4th in Calgary #2 (11/11), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (12/11), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (12/11)
  • 2010-2011 World Cup as a driver in two-man
    -19th in St. Moritz (1/11), 18th in Cesana (2/11), 25th in World Championships in Koenigssee (2/11)
  • 2010-2011 World Cup as a driver in four-man
    -28th at World Championships in Koenigssee (2/11) 
  • 2010-2011 America's Cup as driver in four-man
    -7th in Park City #1 (11/10), 7th in Park City #2 (11/10), BRONZE in Calgary (11/10), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (1/11), SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (1/11) 
  • 2010-2011 America's Cup as driver in two-man
    -9th in Park City #1 (11/10), 8th in Park City #2 (11/10), BRONZE in Calgary (11/10), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (1/11), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (1/11) 
  • 2009-2010 America's Cup as push athlete for Mike Bradley in the four-man
    -15th in Park City #1 (12/09),
  • 2009-2010 America's Cup as brakeman for Todd Hays in the two-man
    -SILVER in Park City #1 (12/09)
  • 15th at 2009 U.S. National Bobsled Push Championship
  • 2009 U.S. National Champion as brakeman for John Napier in the two-man.
    -SILVER in U.S. National Championships as push athlete for John Napier in the four-man(01/09)
  • 2008-2009 America's Cup as push athlete for John Napier
    -SILVER in Calgary #1 (11/08), SILVER in Calgary #2 (11/08), GOLD in Lake Placid #1 (11/08), GOLD in Lake Placid #2 (11/08)
  • 2007-2008 America's Cup as push athlete in the four-man 
    -BRONZE in Park City #1 (1/08), SILVER in Park City #2 (1/08), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (4/08), SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (4/08), 5th in Calgary #1 (1/08), 4th in Calgary #2 (1/08)
  • 2007-2008 America's Cup as brakeman in two-man                                                                        -4th in Park City (1/08), 4th in Calgary AC#1 (01/08), 4th in Calgary AC#2 (01/08)

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