About

Luke Halvorson

Age:  27

Hometown:  Red Wing, MN

Occupation:  Engineering Technician

Season Bib:  137

Wins:  0

Runner Ups:  0

3rd Places:  0

Podiums:  0

Top Ten Positions:  0

Mens World Ranking 2016/2017:  140th

Mens World Championship 2016/2017:  137th

Competing Since:  Saint Paul 2013

When did you learn to skate?

-I learned at 4-5 years old

Did you play hockey growing up?

-Yes

What other sports did you play growing up?

-Baseball, Golf, Snowboarding

 

If you could do anything non-athletic in your spare time, what is it?

-Play Guitar/ Music

Are there any other good hobbies that you have?

-Mountain Biking, Hunting, Fishing

Describe going down an icecross downhill track for the first time:

-Nerve-racking and exciting at the same time….pure adrenaline! I loved it!

How long have you been competing in ice cross downhill?
-5 years

What first got you interested in the sport?
-The 2012 St Paul Race. I didn’t hear about try-outs till after the event and was super bummed. Luckily I was able to compete the next year at St Paul in 2013.  My brother-in-law and hometown friends had a major part in my interest too.

If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-Observe what veteran riders are doing and commit to the ride!

What is your best result or favourite memory at a Red Bull Crashed Ice?

-Qualifying and competing in the St. Paul main event in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017

Who is your favorite sports athlete?

-Jim Thorpe

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