Autism Awareness Day 2015, Connecting the Dots
Darrin Steele, USABS CEO, challenges us to learn something new about the disorder on this year's Autism Awareness Day.
Team USA concludes international sliding season with 78 medals
USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes claimed 78 medals in international competitions and seven overall tour titles during the 2014-2015 season.
Holcomb/Valdes and Greubel Poser/Gibbs secure USA Bobsled National Championship titles
Holcomb/Valdes and Greubel Poser/Gibbs nabbed USA Bobsled National Championship titles in Lake Placid.
Antoine and Graybill defend USA Skeleton National Championship titles
Antoine and Graybill successfully defended their USA Skeleton National Championship titles.
Antoine and Graybill lead after day one of USA Skeleton National Championships
Antoine and Graybill are on their way to defending their titles as the race leaders midway through the USA Skeleton National Championships.
USA Bobsled & Skeleton offseason Q & A
With the sliding over, fans have the opportunity to take a step back and relax after an exhilarating competition season. However, for athletes the real work is about to start. We caught up with USA Bobsled athletes Ajla Glavasevic and Sam Michener, as well as USA Skeleton athlete Megan Henry and asked them for some insight into their offseason plans.
USA Bobsled athletes visit Dachau Concentration Camp
There are many opportunities that are associated with being a member of the national team for USA Bobsled & Skeleton besides competing against the best sliding athletes in the world. One of those opportunities is the ability to travel internationally, seeing parts of the world most Americans will never have the chance to see and paying respects at historic landmarks.
New faces no setback for Team USA women’s bobsled
The Team USA World Cup women’s bobsled team has been nothing short of dominant this season. Coming off the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, where the team earned the silver and bronze medals, no one was sure what to expect heading into this season.
Want to take a ride in a bobsled?
Have you ever been curious what it’s like to race down an icy track at 85 mph? Perhaps you’ve seen bobsled races on television, or maybe you have attended a race in person. If you have, you were probably wondering how you get into a sport that doesn’t have high school or college teams. Maybe you thought it would be cool to give the sport a try?
A pioneer of women's bobsled
As Jean Prahm, formerly Jean Racine, and her brakeman, Gea Johnson, took to the ice for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games, there was an unusual vibe in the Park City, Utah air. Bobsled, a sport with a deep and rich tradition, made its initial Olympic presence at the 1924 Chamonix Games. But this time the competition looked different with a new discipline: women’s bobsled.
Lauryn Williams gives bobsled another go
Lauryn Williams learned about investment strategy while studying to become a financial planner. Earning an Olympic bobsled silver medal last February in Sochi, Russia, after spending only six months in the sport is a great return on investment in anyone’s ledger.
Overcoming adversity to acheive a dream
Erin Pac Blumert graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Master’s of Science degree in criminal justice, with a concentration in behavioral analysis.