Breaking New Ground: Skeleton athlete Caitlin Stuetz trains her 86-year-old grandmother to race against men
April 01, 2016
In April, skeleton athlete Caitlin Stuetz found herself on the track at the Penn Relays, in a stadium packed with 50,000 screaming fans, watching as her grandmother, Betty Leander, competed in the 100-meter dash. The 85-year-old Leander was the first-ever woman to run in the 75+ age group, her bright pink t-shirt standing out against the yellow sea of her male competition. She crossed the finish line in 31.27 seconds.
O'Shea and Antoine win USA Skeleton National Championship titles
March 25, 2016
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (March 25, 2016)- Annie O’Shea (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.) and Matt Antoine (Prairie du Chien, Wis.) were victorious in the 2015-2016 season finale, winning their respective USA Skeleton National Championships titles at Mount Van Hoevenberg today.
O'Shea and Antoine lead USA Skeleton National Championships after day one
March 24, 2016
Annie O’Shea (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.) and Matt Antoine (Prairie du Chien, Wis.) hold the lead in their respective fields after the first day of USA Skeleton National Championships at Mount Van Hoevenberg today.
Eierdam wins first ever Para-skeleton World Championship title for Team USA
March 20, 2016
Para-skeleton World Cup champion Eric Eierdam (Las Vegas, Nev.) won the first-ever Para-skeleton World Championship title on the 2002 Olympic track in Park City, Utah.
Team USA collects 11 medals and three North American Cup titles in tour finale
March 18, 2016
The final medal tally for Team USA on the North American Cup circuit is 45, and USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes claimed the overall title in three of the five disciplines.
Bascue and Greubel Poser capture USA Bobsled National Championship titles; Team USA collects eight medals in women’s and men’s two-man bobsled North American Cup finale
March 14, 2016
Jamie Greubel Poser (Newtown, Pa.) and Codie Bascue (Whitehall, N.Y.) teamed with Lauren Gibbs (Los Angeles, Calif.) and David Cremin (Annondale, Va.), respectively, to capture the 2016 USA Bobsled National Championship titles in Lake Placid, N.Y. today.
Final weeks of competitive season packed with first-ever Para World Championships, North American Cup finale and USA National Championships
March 11, 2016
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (March 11, 2016)- The Park City, Utah and Lake Placid, N.Y. tracks will be packed with action for the final two weeks of the 2015-2016 competitive season. The first-ever Para-bobsled and Para-skeleton World Championships will be held on the 2002 Olympic track in Park City from March 18-19, when 20 athletes from over nine countries will compete for the inaugural title. Action in Lake Placid kicks off this weekend with the North American Cup finale and USA National Championships.
Team USA wins three medals in Park City North American Cup races
March 06, 2016
PARK CITY, Utah (Mar. 5, 2016)- Team USA won three medals this weekend in the North American Cup (NAC) skeleton races in Park City, Utah. Veronica Day (Vienna, Va.) reached the podium for the third and fourth time this season with a pair of bronze medals, while Andrew Blaser (Meridian, Idaho) claimed the silver medal in the second men’s competition.
Good as Gold
March 03, 2016
Valley View Elementary School performed an original musical about two Utah Olympians — skeleton athlete Noelle Pikus-Pace and bobsledder Steven Holcomb. Check out the video recap!
Seeking Media and Marketing Assistant
March 01, 2016
USA Bobsled & Skeleton (USABS) is seeking a Media and Marketing Assistant to work with and support the Marketing and Communications Director in development and delivery of the media and marketing strategy.