Dom Parsons is a bronze medalist skeleton racer who recently participated at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Read about his net worth and other facts you need to know.
Who is Dom Parsons?
Dominic Edward Parsons was born on September 8, 1987. He is a British men’s skeleton racer who won a bronze medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. He also competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Parsons began his career as a runner for Blackheath and Bromley Harriers Athletic Club, running the 400m. He switched to skeleton in 2007 after being introduced to the sport by Adam Pengilly at the Bath bobsled and skeleton push-start track. He made his Europa Cup debut in 2008, and placed fourth at the 2009 and 2010 IBSF Junior Skeleton World Championships. Parsons made his Skeleton World Cup debut in December 2012, finishing 17th in a race at La Plagne in France. In 2013, he won a bronze medal at a World Cup event in Calgary, Canada. He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, finishing tenth and he finished fifth overall in the 2014–15 and 2015–16 Skeleton World Cups, and tenth overall in the 2016–17 Skeleton World Cup. In January 2018, Parsons finished at the fourth place at the World Cup event in St. Moritz, Switzerland. He had three consecutive top ten finishes in the World Championships between the 2014 and 2018 Olympic Winter Games, finishing in seventh place in 2015, tenth in 2016 and eighth in 2017. At the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Parsons placed first in the second practice run. His sled was specifically designed for the Pyeongchang track. He later won a bronze medal in the men’s skeleton event, this medal in particular, was Great Britain’s first win at the Games, and the first for a British male in skeleton since John Crammond at the 1948 Winter Olympics. Parsons’ starting speed had been hampered by an ankle injury on the way to a dentist appointment, which required ligament reconstruction surgery. Parsons is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Bath, researching combustion in turbo-diesel engines. Parsons and Kristan Bromley, together, own a company which produces sleds. Parsons is in a relationship with Australian skeleton racer Jaclyn Narracott. Parsons’ bronze medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang was the first win of his career. He has his official page on Instagram @domeparsons and he uploads his recent photos and photos from his competitions on his Instagram page. Parsons is also quite active on his Twitter handle. He tweets on his Twitter handle @domparsons.
Net worth of the skeleton racer
The net worth of the skeleton racer is currently unavailable.