2018 Olympics
Days
76
Hours
21
Mins
12
Secs
06

Nick Poloniato

Sport:Bobsleigh
Position:Pilot
Height:180cm
Weight:95kg
Birth Date:Jul. 20, 1987 (age 30)
Birth Place:Hamilton
Residence:Hamilton
Twitter:@npoloniato

A former CIS football player with the Bishops Gaiters in Sherbrooke, Que., Nick started bobsleigh as a pilot in 2012 when his aspirations to play in the CFL didn’t work out.

Nick enjoyed a breakthrough season in his rookie year on the World Cup with a strong fifth-place finish in the two-man event at World Championships. He backed that performance up by finishing foruth at the World Cup test event in Pyeongchang.

Outside of sport, Nick studied business with a concentration in entrepreneurship, and a minor in marketing. His hobbies include: fishing, camping, canoeing and anything in the outdoors.

Career Highlights

  • 2017 - World Cup, Park City, USA: 6 (4-man)
  • 2017 – World Championships, Konigssee, GER: 5 (2-man)
  • 2014 – World Cup, Calgary: 18 (2-Man)
  • 2014 – North America’s Cup, Calgary: 3 (2-Man)
  • 2014 – North America’s Cup, Calgary: 2 (2-Man)

World Championship Results

  • 2017 – World Championships, Konigssee, GER: 23 (4-man), 5 (2-man)
  • 2016 – World Championships, Igls, AUT: 21 (2-man)
  • 2015 – World Championships, Winterberg, GER: 16 (2-man)

World Cup Results

  • 2017 - World Cup, Park City, USA: 6 (4-man)
  • 2017 - World Cup, Lake Placid, USA: 12 (2-man)
  • 2017 – World Cup, Pyeongchang, KOR: 25 (4-man), 4 (2-man)
  • 2017 – World Cup, Igls, AUT: 22 (4-man), 18 (2-man)
  • 2017 – World Cup, St. Moritz, SUI: 17 (4-man), 19 (2-man)
  • 2017 – World Cup, Winterberg, GER: 19 (4-man), 22 (2-man)
  • 2016 – World Cup, Lake Placid, USA: 13 (2-man)
  • 2016 – World Cup, Whistler, CAN: 11 (4-man), 14 (2-man)
  • 2015 – World Cup, Sochi, RUS: 14 (4-man), 16 (2-man)
  • 2014 – World Cup, Calgary, CAN: 18 (2-man)