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.
Team USA wins eleven medals in Park City North American Cup bobsled races
March 01, 2016
PARK CITY, Utah (Feb. 29, 2016)- Team USA was awarded eleven medals and won gold in all six Park City, Utah North American Cup (NAC) bobsled races, which started last Friday and ended today.
Holcomb concludes World Cup season of trial and tribulation ranked 11th in four-person bobsled
Feb. 28, 2016
KOENIGSSEE, Germany (Feb. 28, 2016)- Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) teamed with Frank Del Duca (Bethel, Maine), Carlo Valdes (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Sam Michener (Gresham, Ore.) in the Night Train 2 to conclude the World Cup season with a 16th place finish in the four-person bobsled race, and 11th place in season standings.
Holcomb finishes season eighth in two-man bobsled World Cup standings
Feb. 27, 2016
KOENIGSSEE, Germany (Feb. 27, 2016)- Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) rounded out the two-man bobsled season ranked eighth in World Cup standings, and finished 11th in the season finale today with Carlo Valdes (Newport Beach, Calif.). Nick Cunningham (Monterey, Calif.) teamed with Sam Michener (Gresham, Ore.) for 14th place today, and finished his two-man season ranked 12th.
Antoine wraps up men’s skeleton World Cup season in sixth
Feb. 27, 2016
KOENIGSSEE, Germany (Feb. 27, 2016)- Matt Antoine (Prairie du Chien, Wis.) wrapped up a rollercoaster season ranked sixth in overall standings after a seventh place finish in the men’s skeleton World Cup finale today. Nathan Crumpton (Park City, Utah) finished his World Cup debut season ranked 16th after racing in six of the eight races, and was 18th in today’s race.
Meyers Taylor golden in women’s bobsled finale; Greubel Poser caps season second in overall standings
Feb. 26, 2016
Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) teamed with Kehri Jones (Killeen, Texas) in the BMW sled for the victory in the women’s bobsled World Cup finale today. Of the eight World Cup races, Meyers Taylor only competed in four and medaled in three. Jamie Greubel Poser (Newtown, Pa.) and Lauren Gibbs (Los Angeles, Calif.) teamed up in the Under Armour wrapped BMW-made sled for sixth place today to secure Greubel Poser’s second place overall rank in World Cup points.
O’Shea caps standout season ranked fourth in women’s skeleton World Cup standings
Feb. 26, 2016
Annie O’Shea (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.) capped a breakthrough season just seven points from third in fourth place overall in women’s skeleton World Cup standings after finishing sixth in the finale today. World Cup rookie Kendall Wesenberg (Modesto, Calif.) was ninth today and finished her debut season ranked 11th.