UCR Alumnus Cory Butner Competes in Winter Olympics

Photo by Damian Battinelli

Photo by Damian Battinelli

Hopefully you tuned in on February 16 and 17 to cheer on Highlander Cory Butner and his team mate Christopher Fogt as they competed in the two-man bobsled.Cory, class of 2005, a Yucaipa native is the 3rd Olympian in our school’s history.

Now just eight years after earning his degree and six years after taking up the sport of bobsledding, the 32-year old, 6-2, 210-pound Yucaipa native is representing the United States as a pilot of a two-man bobsled at the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The two-man competition is scheduled for Feb. 16 and 17 at the Sanki Sliding Center. – UCR Today


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