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Kelly Curtis

Kelly competes for the USA in the sport of skeleton. Most recently, she competed in the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing and now has her sights set on the 2026 games in Italy.Kelly was born in New Jersey and excelled in track and field and basketball before competing in the heptathlon in university. She graduated with a degree in sport management and then completed a master’s degree in educational leadership.After university, Kelly tried bobsled and was invited to Lake Placid where she first learned about skeleton and turned her attention to the sport. She quickly climbed the ranks, winning the North American and Intercontinental Cup and then racing in the World Cup in 2021/22.Kelly competed in her first Olympics soon after in 2022 while also completing her training in the US Air Force.


Princeton, NJ



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