David Mari made his Olympic debut at the PyeongChang 2018 Games in the men’s 2man and 4man event bobsleigh event alongside pilot Lucas Mata. Mari’s sporting career started in gymnastics as a 5-year-old, before he moved into basketball and eventually sprinting which led him to pilot Lucas Mata. Mata and Mari finished in a respectful 22nd place in the 2man event recording their fastest time on the South Korean track of 49.87 seconds in their third and final run. In the four-man event, the Aussie boys finished in 25th place just +3.39 seconds behind the gold medallists from Germany. Mata introduced Mari to the sport of Bobsleigh and the youngster made his international debut at the North America Cup in Calgary 2015, before entering the World Cup circuit in 2016 at the 2010 Olympic Track in Whistler, Canada.