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USA Bobsled and Skeleton

USBSF CEO Steele elected as FIBT Vice President of Sport

May 31, 2014, 11:48 a.m. (ET)

Contact: Amanda Bird, USBSF Marketing & Communications Director
(518) 354-2250, abird@usbsf.com

USBSF CEO Steele elected as FIBT Vice President of Sport


LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (May 31, 2014)-U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF) CEO Darrin Steele was elected as the Federation Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobgoganning (FIBT) vice president of sport during the 84th FIBT conference in Monaco today. Steele will continue to lead the USBSF while also serving his four-year term with the FIBT. 

“I’m honored that the FIBT member nations have put their trust in me to assume the role of vice president of sport,” Steele said. “I have a strong team supporting me in the sport and material committees of bobsled and skeleton as well as the volunteers who make up the jury members for all FIBT races. The first task is to finalize the schedule for this coming season, but I expect to work closely with the new executive committee to establish strategic objectives as we look toward the 2018 Games in Korea.”

Per the FIBT statutes, the vice president of sport shall be responsible for all matters that concern organization, operation and validation of FIBT competitions for bobsled and skeleton including rules, races, tracks, juries and the safety of the athletes.

Visit www.fibt.com for information regarding the newly elected FIBT executive committee.  Please contact Amanda Bird, USBSF Marketing & Communications Director, at abird@usbsf.com or 518-354-2250 with media inquiries.

About the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation
The United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, based in Lake Placid, N.Y., is the national governing body for the sports of bobsled and skeleton in the United States. The USBSF would like to thank its sponsors, suppliers and contributors for their support: BMW of North America, Century 21 Real Estate, CEVA Logistics, Under Armour, Kampgrounds of America, Boomerang Carnets, 24 Hour Fitness, KBC Helmets, Eastern European Distribution Company, Azad Watches, Latta USA, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Autism Speaks, Park City Lodging, Inc., EDAS/Ripxx, UberSense, Tesa Tape and Ferris Mfg. Corp. For more information, please visit the USBSF website at http://bobsled.teamusa.org.

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