Two jobs and training: The life of Olympic hopeful skeleton racer Lauren Salter
Kim Constantinesco Aug. 06, 2015
As a member of the U.S. skeleton team, Lauren Salter routinely flies down the track at 75+ MPH with her head leading the way, mere inches from the glossy ice.
Athletes off the ice: Veronica Day
Aug. 03, 2015
A while back, we had a poll question on our website and we asked you to vote for the athlete you would like to see us feature. As promised, we caught up with our winner, skeleton national team member Veronica Day as she prepares for the 2015-2016 sliding season.
The windy road to Olympic bobsled
July 30, 2015
You could say that Michael Wasko was pretty athletically active growing up in Parlin, N.J., an unincorporated community in Middlesex County. However, to say so would be quite an understatement. Wasko participated in pretty much every sport you could think of as a young child, including the traditional sports of baseball, basketball and football to go along with the less popular sports of diving and skiing. But it wasn’t until the fifth grade that he was introduced to his first love, gymnastics.
July 21, 2015
#TeamUSATuesday in 10 photos from the 2014-2015 season. Make sure to share the gallery with your friends on social media using the hashtag #TeamUSATuesday!
Memories from bobsled and skeleton
July 13, 2015
We took some time to sit down with former USA Bobsled athlete Earl Harrington. Harrington graciously shared some moments from his time with the bobsled team.
Inaugural winter sports culinary throwdown
July 07, 2015
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
July 01, 2015
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
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.