Emily Sweeney (Luger)

Emily Sweeney (Luger) Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Nov 2022

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Emily Sweeney is a Luger from the United States. Moreover, Emily Sweeney is the sister of fellow Luger Megan Sweeney.

Early Life

Emily Carolyn Sweeney best known as Emily Sweeney was born on the 28th of November, 1993, in Portland, Maine, the United States of America. According to her birth date, she is 29 years old and holds American nationality.

Moreover, she has a birth sign of Pisces and her ethnical background is unknown. She grew up with her sister Megan Sweeney, who is also a Luger sportsperson. Regarding her parents, and early years, there isn’t much available. We may guess that the parents of this player raised her nicely.

Education

This athlete has not yet disclosed her academic background to the public. Her appearance indicates that she is intelligent and may have earned a degree from a college close to her hometown.

Brand Endorsements

There are no current brand affiliations with this athlete. She hasn’t placed any ads and isn’t known to have collaborated with any companies. She could have connections to a few businesses over the next few days and support their offerings. On her partnerships with other businesses, there is no information at this time.

Career

Emily Sweeney says that her grandfather, Jack Sweeney, told her stories of his time spent in the Navy, which motivated her to join the Army National Guard. She joined the US Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and underwent basic training as well as advanced individual instruction.

With distinction, she earned her degree. She entered the American Army World Class Athlete Program after receiving her basic training. She served in the 206th Military Police Company and the Joint-Force Headquarters in New York as a member of the New York Army National Guard.

Luger Career

Sweeney won a gold medal at Park City, Utah, and two bronze medals in the Junior World Cup in Winterberg, Germany during the 2009 World Cup season. She also won the title of Junior World Luge Champion.

On their home track at Lake Placid in December 2015, she and teammates Erin Hamlin and Summer Britcher won the World Cup competition. It was the first time the dominant German team had been defeated by American women. She earned her first World Cup gold medal in the sprint event in Winterberg on November 26, 2017.

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Caption: Emily Sweeney during a luge game (Source: Olympics)

She was chosen to be a part of the USA Olympic Team for 2018. In addition, she experienced her first Olympic accident at the Pyeongchang Games. She lost control at turn 12 of the Alpensia track after “(grabbing) a decent quantity of air” as she approached the curve.

A few days later, the fractures she suffered were found. She returned and took home the bronze at a World Cup competition in Whistler, British Columbia. At the Winterberg FIL World Luge Championships in 2019, she took home a bronze medal in the women’s singles competition.

Awards

As a former military and Luger sportsperson, she has earned a lot of fame and attention. However, she hasn’t received any significant honors or accolades to date in her career, though. We might assume that she may earn some of them in the upcoming years based on her work.

Net Worth

This athlete has not yet officially revealed her net worth, salary, and income in public. According to some online media, her net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million as of 2022.

Relationship Status

This American luger player is currently single and unmarried. There is no reliable information on whether she is dating somebody or not. However, she is quite private and prefers to keep her personal details hidden from the general public and the media.

This athlete hasn’t yet been linked to any rumors or issues that might jeopardize his career. She also likes avoiding the media, so being linked to these kinds of activities may be bad for her professional image.

Body Measurements

This athlete stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 59 kg. Moreover, she has light green eyes with dark brown hair color and there is no other information regarding her other body measurements.

Emily Sweeney

Caption: Emily Sweeney posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 6k followers. Likewise, there are more than 2.1k followers on Twitter and she is not active on Facebook.