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Full name  Lyndon Rush
Residence  Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Sport  Bobsleigh
Role  Bobsledder
Weight  103 kg
Nationality  Canadian
Country  Canada
Name  Lyndon Rush
Height  1.83 m
Spouse  Krysta Rush
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Born  November 24, 1980 (age 35) (1980-11-24) Humboldt, Saskatchewan
Education  University of Saskatchewan
Children  Harriet Rush, Olivia Rush, Amelia Rush
Similar People  Lascelles Brown, David Bissett, Steven Holcomb, Andre Lange, Kevin Kuske

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Lyndon Rush (born November 24, 1980 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since 2004. Rush took up bobsleigh after spending five years playing Canadian football for the University of Saskatchewan. He initially trained as a brakeman before switching to driving due to a hamstring injury.


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Rush won a bronze medal in the four-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He won the silver medal in the mixed bobsleigh-skeleton team event at the 2008 FIBT World Championships in Altenberg, Germany. Rush currently resides in Sylvan Lake, Alberta where he works as a real estate agent.

Lyndon Rush Bobsledder in no Rush to forget about silver that got away

Lyndon Rush made his first breakthroughs in Bobsleigh during the 2009-10 Bobsleigh World Cup winning the opening 4 man event in Park City, Utah. Lyndon Rush also finished 3rd at the 4-man event in Cesana, Italy all of which contributing to his current ranking of third in the 4-man event. Rush, together with Lascelles Brown managed a tie for the victory with Andre Lange at the 2-man event in St-Moritz, this was their first victory and podium in the 2-man.

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After his runs in both two-man and four-man bobsleigh at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Rush openly mused about retiring. Rush is a deeply religious and devoted family man and following the four-man bobsleigh run in Whistler in which he lost out on silver by 1/100th of a second. Rush said that "It makes me feel like I don't want to retire. I like racing bobsled. It's fun. But I think I might have to move on. I'm 29 years old. I'm not a kid. I can't go touring all over Europe all the time."

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He became partners with Jesse Lumsden at the beginning of the 2012 season and the duo won their first World Cup Gold medal together in the two-man event on February 3, 2012. It was Rush's second victory in two-man event and his eighth medal in his career on the World Cup circuit. Rush then built on his successes with Lumsden to win a silver medal at the 2012 World Championships. There, despite battling through a stomach virus on his last two runs, as he was in second through the first two runs, he was eventually overtaken by Steven Holcomb pushing him to the silver by 1/100th of a second. In 2013 the duo of Rush and Lumsden won the overall World Cup two-man bobsleigh title.

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Rush retired from the sport after the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Since retiring he has taken up a role as assistant coach of WinSport Academy's bobsleigh programme, training developing bobsledders.

Rush married Krista in 2003, and the couple have two daughters.

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