Holcomb pilots team to eighth in La Plagne’s four-person bobsled World Cup
Holcomb, Olsen, Valdes and Michener finished eighth as the top U.S. sled in the La Plagne four-person bobsled World Cup race.
Holcomb and Valdes lead Team USA in eighth
Steven Holcomb and Carlo Valdes once again led Team USA with an eighth place finish in the La Plagne two-man bobsled World Cup race.
La Plagne’s women’s skeleton World Cup race canceled
The FIBT canceled the women’s skeleton World Cup race in La Plagne, France due to "inacceptable ice conditions."
Team USA finishes 1-2-4 in women’s bobsled World Cup, Meyers Taylor and Garrett fight through stomach virus to...
Team USA finished 1-2-4 in the women’s bobsled World Cup in La Plagne, France.
Antoine finishes eighth to lead Team USA in shortened men’s skeleton World Cup
Antoine finished eighth to lead Team USA in a shortened one-heat men’s skeleton World Cup race in La Plagne, France.
Changing kids lives one trip at a time
More than the boblsedders dreams are in motion when USA 3 hits the track during this year’s World Cup season and World Championships. As a result of the partnership between USABS and the educational nonprofit Classroom Champions, the sled features a full wrap showcasing the words of students who are learning to dream big, and accomplish those dreams. Key to that process is one of the drivers of the sled: two-time Olympic medalist and Classroom Champions mentor Elana Meyers Taylor.
Engineering and its relation to the sport of bobsled
Think back to your days as a child, back to a day when the world revolved around lunchroom cafeterias and textbooks. Life was so much simpler, even though we didn’t know it at the time. Imagine yourself back in the hallways, heading to first period English class. Now take that moment and think about how different your experience would have been if instead you were on your way to bobsled class. That’s right, bobsled class.
A master of all trades
Lauryn Williams is a woman of many trades. The native of Rochester, Pennsylvania starred on the University of Miami’s track and field team. From there, she became an athlete for USA Track and Field, competing in three Olympic Games, which included a gold medal performance in the 4x100 meter relay at the 2012 London Games and a silver medal in the 100-meters at the 2004 Athens Games. In addition to her Olympic success, Williams is a three-time track World Champion. But her athletic career didn’t stop on the track.
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.