USA Skeleton athletes wrap up North American Cup with a final medal tally of 22 and the men’s overall title
led the Intercontinental Cup team with two top-10 finishes to finish the season ranked fifth overall.
Tough day for Team USA in St. Moritz’s four-person bobsled World Cup with 12-14-15 place finishes
Team USA struggled in the four-person bobsled World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland with 12-14-15 place finishes.
Greubel Poser and Garrett represent Team USA with bronze medal finish in St. Mortiz World Cup
Jamie Greubel Poser redeemed herself with a bronze medal finish alongside Cherrelle Garrett in St. Moritz’s women’s bobsled World Cup after a crash last week in Koenigssee, Germany.
Wesenberg becomes the first American woman to win European Cup title
IGLS, Austria (Jan. 23, 2015)- Rookie Kendall Wesenberg (Modesto, Calif.), who burst onto the skeleton scene this season by winning her first international race in Lillehammer, Norway, claimed the European Cup title today by a wide margin of 40 points. Wesenberg is the first American woman to ever win the overall European Cup and the first American in 10 years to take the title since Rob Murray claimed the men’s crown in 2005.
Elana Meyers Taylor: The Honest Truth Behind Being An Olympic Athlete
As an athlete, it’s always difficult to write a blog. We never want to come off as weak; we want to show the world that we are the super heroes you believe we are, that we are indestructible.
Don Schaaf & Friends, Inc.: The team behind the team
Team USA Bobsled and Skeleton has experienced a lot of success on the world’s biggest stages in recent years. Most notably, at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Team USA won six medals in the two sports, with Steven Holcomb and Steven Langton leading the charge with two medals each.
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.