Eli Krieter

Age: 30

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Wins: 0

Races: 23

Mens World Ranking 2019/2020: 94th

Mens World Championship 2019/2020: 86th

Competing Since: Saint Paul 2014

Instagram: @elikrieter

About

When did you learn to skate?

-Learned to skate at age 4

Did you play hockey growing up?

-Played hockey from age 7.

What other sports did you play growing up?

-Water skiing, wake boarding, snow skiing, snowboarding, track & cross-country running, inline skating.

 

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

-If I had to do anything non athletic in my spare time it would be relaxing on the water.

Describe going down an IceCross track for the first time:

-Going down an ice-cross track for the first time: I felt like a three-legged cat trying to bury turds on a frozen pond.

What first got you interested in the sport?
-First was interested in ice-cross when Crashed Ice first came to St Paul in 2012, and was a spectator for two years.

If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-A Piece of advice: take every run you can and go to every race you can. You can never get enough ice time.

Who is your favorite sports athlete?

-Zach Parise

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