Monday's skeleton selection race start time changed

Oct. 27, 2013, 3:36 p.m. (ET)

Contact: Amanda Bird, USBSF Marketing & Communications Director
(518) 354-2250,

Monday’s skeleton selection race start time changed

PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 27, 2013)- The skeleton team selection race scheduled for Monday evening has been modified due to weather forecasts predicting thunderstorms and strong winds.  Skeleton athletes will now compete on Monday from 8-10 am MT, and on Tuesday at the regularly scheduled time of 7-9 pm MT.

The national team will be named on Wednesday morning, and athletes will earn a spot based on points garnered through a series of four selection races.  Noelle Pikus-Pace (Orem, Utah), Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) and John Daly (Smithtown, N.Y.) have earned byes onto the team based on last season’s results, leaving eight spots available.

Please contact Amanda Bird, USBSF Marketing & Communications Director, at or 518-354-2250 with media inquiries.

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