USA Bobsled and Skeleton recognizes athlete excellence on and off track
June 30, 2015
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.
Colorado Springs combine test
June 29, 2015
USA Bobsled & Skeleton hosted a combine test yesterday at Colorado College. Check out some of the photos from the event!
Piechoski named as new USABS Board of Directors chairman
June 27, 2015
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.
USABS national team camp photo gallery
June 25, 2015
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.
Bobsled duo takes time to speak with future minority leaders
June 16, 2015
USA Bobsled athletes Elana Meyers Taylor and her husband, Nic Taylor were married last April. Both world-class athletes, Meyers Taylor and Taylor don’t live the ordinary married life, but they definitely make it work. After their wedding, the couple launched right into preparing for the 2014-2015 season, where they made history together. Meyers Taylor became the first female to pilot a four-person bobsled in an international competition. Taylor joined her in the historic sled.
Photo Gallery Ajoku, Garrett and Koplin lend a helping hand in Mexico
June 15, 2015
Check out images from Maureen Ajoku, Cherrelle Garrett and Kristi Koplin's trip to Mexico.
Ajoku, Garrett and Koplin lend a helping hand in Mexico
June 15, 2015
The bobsled and skeleton sliding season ended with the National Championships in March earlier this year. As you may imagine, as a world-class athlete, it isn’t enough to just train during the season. Instead, USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes spend endless hours training around the calendar, whether it is the middle of the offseason in June or the middle of the season in January. But three USA Bobsled athletes, Cherelle Garrett, Kristi Koplin and Maureen Ajoku, took time out of their training regiments to do something that they felt was of the upmost importance.
The developer of bobsled nations
June 12, 2015
Patrick Brown was in his high school science class as a 17 year old, when he learned something that altered the course of his life. Contrary to what you are probably thinking, it wasn’t anything related to the class curriculum.
#TeamUSATuesday in 10 photos
May 26, 2015
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!
From Florida to Olympic glory: The story of Brian Shimer
May 21, 2015
Bobsled wasn’t on Brian Shimer’s radar as a young kid growing up in southern Florida. After all, it’s hard to get into a sport that features winter and lots of ice, two things that look very different in Florida. Sure, there is wintertime, when the temperature drops into the low 60s. And there is definitely ice in Florida. Ice is used to cool off beverages on a hot, sunny day. There is certainly no bobsled in the Sunshine state, but there is absolutely football, which gave Shimer his first passion in the sporting world.