Steven Holcomb

by Ravsji Thu May,2018
Steven Holcomb
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Steven Paul Holcomb
  • Birth Place Park City, Utah
  • Famous Name Steven Holcomb
  • Father Steve Holcomb
  • Mother Jean Schaefer
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White

Steven Holcomb was one of the renowned drivers of the U.S. men's Olympic bobsled team. He is better known for winning a gold medal in the four-man event at the 2010 Winter Games.

As per several sources, Steven Holcomb was single before his death. He might be in a relationship in earlier days but till his death, he kept every information hidden.

Steven Holcomb Early Life and Education

Steven Holcomb was born on April 18, 1980, in Park City, Utah to Steve Holcomb and Jean Schaefer. He was raised with two other sisters Megan and Stephanie. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, he is a white American.

Growing up in Park City, Utah, Steven's mother used to often take him to skiing. He started ski racing at the age of six. Besides, he attended the Park City Winter Sports High School where he got an opportunity to build his ski skills. Right after that, Steven raced for the Park City Ski Team for following twelve years.

Apart from the ski, the talented Holcomb was also good at playing soccer, baseball, basketball and running track. He rose to fame after he got qualified in the men's national bobsled team.

Steven Holcomb Net Worth

Steven Holcomb made a decent net worth from his multiple professions, especially from bobsled. As of 2018, his net worth is under review but analyzing his past works, he might have earned money in millions of dollars.

During his professional career, he was linked with several sponsors that include sportswear company Under Armour, and marketing company Advocare.

Steven Holcomb Career

Steven Holcomb's first World Cup race was in four-man bobsled in November 1998. Before that, he and his team tried out for the National Team Camp which included the National Push Championship. At that time, he finished in eighth place. In beginning, he was bypassed due to his age but later he made the team as pusher after another athlete injured.

Following years, he appeared in the several races. Moreover, he also won several titles including FIBT World Championship, Two-man World Cup Title, Four-man World Cup Standing and so on.

Apart from his racing career, Holcomb also served as a soldier in the Utah Army National Guard for approximately seven years. During that time, he served as a combat engineer, Besides, he also took part in the U.S Army World Class Athlete Program. He also attended the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

Steven Holcomb Personal life

When it was about personal life, Holcomb was very secretive. Apart from his professional career, there is no such information regarding his girlfriend/spouse. Neither, any rumors were there in the media.

However, his excessive consumption of alcohol led him to death at the age of 37. He was found dead at US Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York. As per the report, he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.188 along with sleeping aid Lunesta in his system.

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