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TEAM USA CONTINUES TO EXCEL IN THE NEW SEASON

Nov. 21, 2022, 5:42 p.m. (ET)

TEAM USA CONTINUES TO EXCEL IN THE NEW SEASON

 

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LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY (November 21, 2022) - On November 18th, Team USA slid into another excellent few days of competition with a 3rd place finish by Mystique Ro with a 1:48.28 time and a 13th place finish for Michelle Toukan with a 1:50.92 time in Women’s Skeleton at the Europe Cup (EC). In Men’s SkeletonDan Barefoot also secured a 3rd place finish for the United States with a time of 1:45.68 and Hunter Willams placed 14th with a 1:47.64 finish. 


In Park City, UT, at the North American Cup (NAC), Lauren Brzozowski tied for 1st place in Women’s Monobob with a time of 1:45.47 while teammates Sylvia Hoffman and Kaysha Love placed 5th and 7th with times of 1:47.06 and 1:48.87 respectively. Meanwhile, Geoffrey Gadbois and Quentin Willey finished 2nd in Men’s 2-Man Bobsled with a 1:38.32 time, while teammates Kristopher Horn and Brandon Jetter secured a 7th place finish in 1.39.87, Zach Snyder and Tim Monroe placed 8th with 1:40.80 and Derek White and Elliot Markuson placed 9th with a 1:42.43 time. 


Moving on to November 19th, Ro secured a 1st place victory in Women’s Skeleton with a time of 1:47.86 and Toukan finished 15th with a time of 1:50.68 at the Europe Cup. In Men’s Skeleton, Barefoot placed 4th with a 1:45.91 finish and Williams placed 25th with a 54.08 finish. On the first day of the Para Sport World Cup in Lake Placid, NY, Guillermo Castillo placed 1st with a time of 2:03.08 in Para Bobsled. Teammate Bob Balk placed 4th with a 2:03.41 time, Austin Parker finished 11th with a 2.04.74 time and David Christopher placed 13th with a 2.06.12 time. Back over at Park City at the NAC, the 2-Man Bobsled team Gadbois and Darius Joseph placed 2nd with a 1:37.78 finish, Horn and Paul Rabic placed 6th with their 1:39.41 finish and Snyder and Charles Mangold took home 8th with their 1:40.35 finish. The 2nd day of Women’s Monobob concluded with a 4th place finish for Brzozowski’s 1:46.11 finish, a 5th place finish for Hoffman’s 1:46.16 time and lastly a 7th place finish for Love’s 1:47.36 time. 


To wrap up the successful long weekend for Team USA, Castillo placed 2nd with a 2:03.68 time at the 2nd day of the Para Sport World Cup while teammates Balk placed 3rd with his 2:03.99 finish, Parker placed 12th with his 2:07.52 time and Christopher placed 13th with his 2:08.61 finish. 


The NAC is continuing today in Park City (11/21) through 11/23, followed later in the week by the BMW IBSF World Cup in Whistler, B.C. (11/24 - 11/26) and the Intercontinental Cup (ICC) in Winterberg, DE (11/26 - 11/27).


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