Skeleton athlete Savannah Graybill announces retirement

Denver (RWH) Skeleton athlete Savannah Graybill (USA), 2019 World Championship bronze medallist in the team event, is ending her career as an athlete. "It's retirement time", the 34-year-old wrote on Facebook while offering her sled for sale. 

Savannah Graybill competed for the US team at the 2017, 2019 and 2020 World Championships. In 2019 in Whistler (CAN), she won the bronze medal as a team with fellow skeleton athlete Greg West and the bobsleigh teams of Brittany Reinbolt/Jessica Davis and Geoffrey Gadbois/Kristopher Horn. 

Denver-born Savannah Graybill competed in her first North American Cup race in March 2011 and in her first World Cup in December 2014. Fifth place in Lake Placid (USA) then was also her best World Cup result. The former hockey player finished third overall in the North American Cup in the winter of 2020/2021 and was fourth overall in the IBSF Intercontinental Cup in 2021/2022. ©RWH2022