Inaugural winter sports culinary throwdown
USA Bobsled & Skeleton was challenged to a winter sports culinary cook off by U.S. Figure Skating and U.S. Ski & Snowboard last evening at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. Check out images from the event and stay tuned for the video highlights, which will be posted later today!
Garden of the Gods rock climbing
The USA Bobsled & Skeleton national team spent part of camp rock climbing at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Check out some images from their adventure! Photo Credit: Patrick Betts, Front Range Climbing
USA Bobsled and Skeleton recognizes athlete excellence on and off track
USA Bobsled & Skeleton handed out athlete awards Saturday evening at the eighth annual gala awards dinner in Colorado Springs, Colo. The ceremony capped a weeklong national team camp at the Olympic Training Center.
USABS national team camp photo gallery
The USABS national team participated in camp at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center June 23-27. Check out all the action by clicking on the photo gallery.
Piechoski named as new USABS Board of Directors chairman
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2015)- USA Bobsled & Skeleton (USABS) announced Pete Piechoski as the organization’s newest Board of Directors chairman on Friday. Piechoski will take over for former chairman John Rosen, who steps aside after serving six years as chairman.
#TeamUSATuesday in 10 photos
Sometimes pictures can express our thoughts and feelings better than words. As we celebrate #TeamUSATuesday, we take a look at 10 images that best express what it means to be a part of USA Bobsled & Skeleton and represent our great nation!
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.
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?
Chasing the silver lining
A native of Kernersville, North Carolina, Randy Jones attended Robert B. Glenn High School, where he was a standout athlete in football, as well as track and field. His success on the field of play and his merit in academics awarded Jones the opportunity to attend Duke University on an athletic scholarship. While in Durham, he continued his athletic prowess, excelling on the football field and on the track. In the meantime, he more than carried his weight in the classroom, where he obtained a degree in mechanical engineering.
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.