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Dakarai Kongela

Bobsled and Skeleton


HEIGHT  6' 1"     WEIGHT  190 lbs

Dakarai Kongela has played soccer, football and ran track.  He turned to bobsled in 2011 after a disappointing track season at George Fox University.  Kongela's hobbies include sleeping and trying to make people laugh and his favorite foods are burritos, donuts and spinach.

Career Highlights:


  • 2012-2013 North American Cup as brakeman for Jake Peterson in two-man
    -5th in Park City #2 (11/12), SILVER in Calgary #1 (11/12), 5th in Calgary #3 (12/12), BRONZE in Calgary #4 (12/12)
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup as push athlete for Jake Peterson in four-man
    -5th in Calgary #1 (11/12), GOLD in Calgary #2 (11/12), 6th in Calgary #3 (12/12), 4th in Calgary #4 (12/12), 4th in Calgary #5 (12/12), SILVER in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), SILVER in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)