Bonny Warner

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameBonny Susan•Warner (-Simi)
Used nameBonny•Warner
Born7 April 1962 in Mount Baldy, California (USA)
Measurements176 cm / 74 kg
AffiliationsU.S. Luge Association
NOC United States

Biography

Bonny Warner became interested in luge when she was chosen to carry the Olympic Torch during the torch run for the 1980 Winter Olympics. She attended Stanford on a field hockey scholarship but would later travel to German to learn to luge. She was America’s best known slider in the 1980s. After the 1988 Winter Olympics, she earned her pilot’s license and joined United Airlines in 1990 as a pilot. Warner flew for them through 2004, when she moved to JetBlue, moving into management at that company. In 1999, after a vacation in Park City, Utah Warner became interested in bobsled and tried to make the 2002 Winter Olympic team that sport, but was unsuccessful.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Luge USA Bonny Warner
Singles, Women (Olympic) 15
1988 Winter Olympics Luge USA Bonny Warner
Singles, Women (Olympic) 6
1992 Winter Olympics Luge USA Bonny Warner
Singles, Women (Olympic) 18