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Adrian Adams

Bobsled and Skeleton

Height: 6'0"  Weight: 216 lbs

Adrian Adams said his first trip in a bobsled was a "thrill seeking experience."  "I loved it," Adams said.  "I was ready to immediately go again." He was introduced t the sport of bobsled by his father, a former bobsled athlete and world cup competing athlete Randy Russell. His rookie season in the sport was 2012. He wishes he would have gotten in the sport a few years earlier.

He attended Reidsville High School from 2000-2004, where he was a free safety, wide receiver, kick returner and punt returner. Adrian won back to back state championships in 2002 and 2003. He was the defensive MVP of the game 2003 championship game. His awards included All-County, All-Conference, All-Region, 2A All-State honors and received offers from Western Carolina, Kent State, Wofford, NC A&T State and Howard Unversity.

He attended NC A&T State University (invited walk-on) 2004-2007 and played for Coach George Small. He also played a year at North Carolina Tech(post grad/junior college(2008) under coach Tim Newman. 

After graduation, Adrian played with the AFL 2 Huntington Hammer(UIFL)(2011) of the Indoor Football League.

FUN FACTS

- His father is a former bobsled athlete and spent time on world cup team...
- He enjoys playing miniature golf and riding four wheeler's 
- His favorite foods are pasta, pizza. Gainz!!!

Career Highlights:

  • 2012-2013 North American Cup as brakeman for Jay Noller and Colin Coughlin in two-man
    -8th in Park City #1 (11/12), 4th in Calgary #1 (11/12), 6th in Calgary #3 (11/12)
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup as push athlete for Jay Noller in four-man
    -BRONZE in Park City #2 (11/12), 4th in Calgary #1 (11/12), BRONZE in Calgary #2 (11/12), 9th in Calgary #3 (12/12), 9th in Calgary #4 (12/12), DSQ in Calgary #5 (12/12)