USA Skeleton National Championships to take place this week in Lake Placid

March 05, 2018, 12:31 p.m. (ET)

Contact: Amanda Bird, USABS Marketing & Communications Director, (518) 354-2250, amanda.bird@usabs.com
Kristen Gowdy, USABS Media and Marketing Assistant, (719) 722-0522, kristen.gowdy@usabs.com

USA Skeleton National Championships to take place this week in Lake Placid

Photo: Molly Choma

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (March 5, 2018)- Nearly 40 USA Skeleton athletes will return to Lake Placid this week to conclude the 2017-2018 sliding season with USA Skeleton National Championships, which will be held on March 8 and 9.

The four-heat competition will feature two heats for both men and women on each race day at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. The full race schedule, with times listed in EST, is below:

Thursday, March 8:

12:30 p.m.: Heats 1 and 2


Friday, March 9:

12:30 p.m.: Heats 3 and 4


A live stream of the races will be provided on the USA Bobsled & Skeleton website, and results will be posted on the site following each day of competition.


For media inquiries, please contact Amanda Bird, USABS Marketing & Communications Director, at amanda.bird@usabs.com, or at (518) 354-2250.


About USA Bobsled & Skeleton
USA Bobsled & Skeleton (USABS), based in Lake Placid, N.Y., is the national governing body for the sports of bobsled and skeleton in the United States. USABS would like to thank its sponsors, suppliers and contributors for their support: BMW of North America, Under Armour, Kampgrounds of America, Thorne, Boomerang Carnets, Hudl Technique, Tesa Tape, PVS International, Ferris Mfg. Corp, Stress Engineering, Machintek, deBotech and Carpenter. For more information, please visit the USBSF website at www.usabs.com.

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