Altenberg World Cup Photo Gallery
Dec. 01, 2015
Check out images of the USA bobsled national team from the Altenberg World Cup last weekend. Photos were taken by Charlie Booker.
Following in his father’s footsteps
Nov. 30, 2015
Adrian Adams bobsled career began as a family affair.
Cunningham leads Team USA on snowy Altenberg track
Nov. 29, 2015
ALTENBERG, Germany (Nov. 29, 2015)- Nick Cunningham (Monterey, Calif.) and his push crew of Frank Del Duca (Bethel, Maine), James Reed (Garmisch, Germany) and Sam Michener (Gresham, Ore.) were the top American team in today’s Altenberg four-person bobsled World Cup with a 14th place finish. Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) teamed with Carlo Valdes (Newport Beach, Calif.), Nic Taylor (Hayward, Calif.) and Adrian Adams (Reidsville, N.C.) for 17th place after a troublesome start to the four-person bobsled season.
Holcomb and McGuffie 12th in men’s two-man bobsled World Cup opener
Nov. 28, 2015
ALTENBERG, Germany (Nov. 28, 2015)- Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and Sam McGuffie (Cypress, Texas) teamed together in the BMW-made sled for a 12th place finish in Altenberg, Germany’s men’s two-man bobsled World Cup opener, while teammates Nick Cunningham (Monterey, Calif.) and Casey Wickline (Greenville, S.C.) were 19th in the KOA-wrapped BMW-made sled. Snow began to steadily fall following the men’s skeleton event earlier this morning, complicating the men’s bobsled runs.
Antoine kicks off men’s skeleton World Cup with top-10 finish
Nov. 28, 2015
ALTENBERG, Germany (Nov. 28, 2015)- Matt Antoine (Prairie du Chien, Wis.) posted a top-10 finish in the men’s skeleton season World Cup opener on what he considers the most challenging track on tour. The 2014 Olympic bronze medalist led Team USA this morning with a 10th place finish in Altenberg, Germany.
Team USA awarded four medals in Whistler NAC races
Nov. 28, 2015
WHISTLER, Canada (Nov. 27, 2015)- Team USA won four medals in the Whistler North American Cup races yesterday and today. Brittany Reinbolt (Searcy, Ark.) and push athlete Bonnie Kilis (Bridgeport, Conn.) won gold in the fourth NAC women’s bobsled race today, while Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) claimed the race title in the women’s skeleton event. Savannah Graybill (Denver, Pa.) slid to a gold medal of her own in yesterday’s women’s skeleton competition. Americans Dakarai Kongela (Suquamish, Wash.) and Hakeem Abdul-Saboor (Powhatan, Va.) also reached the podium with a bronze medal performance in the two-man bobsled race today.
Greubel Poser and Gibbs open season with bronze medal performance in women’s bobsled World Cup
Nov. 27, 2015
ALTENBERG, Germany (Nov. 27, 2015)- Olympic medalist Jamie Greubel Poser (Newtown, Pa.) teamed with Lauren Gibbs (Los Angeles, Calif.) to lead Team USA in the women’s bobsled World Cup opener with a bronze medal finish in the Under Armour-wrapped BMW-made sled in Altenberg today. Reigning World Cup and World Champions Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Cherrelle Garrett (Hayward, Calif.) finished eighth in the BMW sled.
O’Shea and Wesenberg finish 12th and 18th in women’s skeleton World Cup opener
Nov. 27, 2015
ALTENBERG, Germany (Nov. 27, 2015)- Annie O’Shea (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.) and Kendall Wesenberg (Modesto, Calif.) kicked off the women’s skeleton World Cup season with 12th and 18th place finishes in Altenberg today. The German track is labeled by athletes as one of the most technically difficult courses in the world, snarling even the most experienced pilots.
Holiday Greetings from USA Bobsled and Skeleton
Nov. 26, 2015
The holiday season is a time of year that is meant to share with loved ones. Regardless of where in the world our athletes are throughout the holiday season, their loved ones are always at the top of their minds.
A dare turned reality: Kendall Wesenberg’s fast track to skeleton prominence
Nov. 25, 2015
Kendall Wesenberg stood, not knowing what to expect, at the top of the Lillehammer, Norway, track before her first-ever skeleton race. She took a deep breath and began to sprint down the track as fast as she could.