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Brian Martin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBrian•Martin
Used nameBrian•Martin
Born19 January 1974 in Palo Alto, California (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsDenver
NOC United States

Biography

Brian Martin has been the back driver for the best American luge doubles team ever, partnering with Mark Grimmette. Together they have won over 75 international medals, but have had difficulty reaching the top step of the podium in major internationals. In addition to their silver and bronzed medals at the Olympics, at the World Championships they have won nine medals – two silvers in mixed team in 2004-2005, and seven bronzes, with six in doubles in 1999-2000, 2004-2005, 2007, and 2009. They did win the season World Cup title in 1998, 1999, and 2003. Martin has been back driver for six US doubles titles, and they also won the 2000 Winter Goodwill Games.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1998 Winter Olympics Luge USA Brian Martin
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Mark Grimmette 3 Bronze
2002 Winter Olympics Luge USA Brian Martin
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Mark Grimmette 2 Silver
2006 Winter Olympics Luge USA Brian Martin
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Mark Grimmette AC
2010 Winter Olympics Luge USA Brian Martin
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Mark Grimmette 13

Special Notes