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Todd Hays

Full name: Todd Dennys Hays
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 236 lbs (107 kg)
Born: May 21, 1969 in Del Rio, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Tulsa (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Todd Hays was a linebacker at Tulsa University, and then played two seasons with the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League. He then began another sport, but not bobsledding, rather kickboxing. He was US kickboxing champion in 1993, and competed thru 1996 before turning to bobsledding. On the sled, he has four third-place finishes in the year-end World Cup, and won a silver medal at the 2003 World Championships, and a bronze at the 2004 Worlds, both in the four-man. His 2002 Olympic silver medal was the first US medal in the sport since 1956. He posted three victories in World Cup races, and in 2004, became the first American driver to win a medal on every track on the World Cup circuit. Hays later returned to football, coaching briefly, but came out of retirement in 2008 to try to make another attempt at the Olympics in 2010. However, following a crash in Winterberg in late 2009, Hays was forced to retire due to the serious brain damage sustained in the accident.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-1 USA 4
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 2 Silver
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-1 USA 7
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 7

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Garrett Hines Final Standings
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Garrett Hines Run 1
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Garrett Hines Run 2
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Garrett Hines Run 3
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Garrett Hines Run 4
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Pavle Jovanovic Final Standings
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Pavle Jovanovic Run 1
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Pavle Jovanovic Run 2
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Pavle Jovanovic Run 3
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Pavle Jovanovic Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 3
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 4
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 3
2006 Winter 36 Torino Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 4