Melissa Hoar

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Dr. Melissa Hoar

Melissa Hoar, DC
Personal information
Full name Melissa Hoar, DC
Nationality 22-Flag of Australia.png Australia
Born 26 January 1983 (1983-01-26) (age 34)
Dalmeny 22-Flag of Australia.png Australia
Height 173cm
Weight 64kg
Sport
Country 22-Flag of Australia.png Australia
Sport Skeleton

Melissa Hoar (born 26 January 1983 in Dalmeny, New South Wales)[1][2] is an Australian skeleton racer who has competed since 2004. Her best Skeleton World Cup finish was fifth at Nagano in January 2006.

Hoar's best finish at the FIBT World Championships was 12th in the women's event at Altenberg, Germany in FIBT World Championships 2008. She is also a member of the Australian Olympic team in Sochi, Russia in the 2014 Winter Olympics [3].

She competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics, finishing twelfth.

Hoar graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education degree; she earned her post graduate Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California.[1]


External Links

Palmer College Bio Page

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Melissa Hoar". 2014 Australian Olympic Team. Australian Olympic Committee. http://sochi2014.olympics.com.au/athlete/melissa-hoar. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  2. Melissa Hoar at the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation
  3. Staff writer (2014). "Melissa Hoar". Athlete Biographies. Australian Olympic Committee Website. https://sochi2014.olympics.com.au/athlete/melissa-hoar. Retrieved 2/14/2014.