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Medal record
Luge
Olympic Games
Silver 1998 Nagano Men's doubles
Bronze 2002 Salt Lake City Men's doubles
World Championships
Silver 1995 Lillehammer Men's doubles
Silver 1996 Altenberg Men's doubles

Chris Thorpe (born October 29, 1970 in Waukegan, Illinois) is an American luger who competed from 1989 to 2002. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a silver in 1998 and a bronze in 2002.

Thorpe also won two silver medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL World Luge Championships, earning them in 1995 and 1996. He won the overall Luge World Cup men's doubles title in 1996-7.

Thorpe retired from luge after the 2002 Winter Olympics and is a now a motivational speaker living in Gainesville, Florida.

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