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2014 USA Bobsled & Skeleton Athlete Award Recipients

Elana Meyers and Lolo Jones (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 30, 2014)- Eleven USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes were honored for their 2013-2014 season accomplishments in Colorado Springs on Saturday evening at the seventh annual gala awards dinner. The gala concluded a four-day national team camp at the Olympic Training Center. […]

Bobsledder Elana Meyers Joins USA Rugby

Elana Meyers (left) with Lolo Jones (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Some Olympic medalists return home and celebrate by taking time off and relaxing with friends and family. Bobsledder Elana Meyers, on the other hand, quickly returned to training with a new goal—making the U.S. rugby team for the 2016 Summer Games. Meyers, who won a […]

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Königssee: American Meyers 2nd

Elana Meyers (USA) finished her first run in 8th place but finished with the fastest second run to take 2nd place. Meyers also finished 2nd in the overall standings, losing to Humphries by just 1 point.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Königssee: Meyer wins

Fabienne Meyer (SUI) won with a time of 1:44.01 to close out the season as the European champ. Meyer’s picks up her first win of the world cup season.

2014 4-Man Bobsled World Cup Final: Arndt wins WC

In the last race of the season World Champ, Maximilian Arndt (GER) finishes 8th, but it’s good enough to give him a 50 point edge over Steven Holcomb (USA) and win his first globe.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup Final: Holcomb wins

In the last race of the season, Steven Holcomb (USA) gets his 4th win, but a 20th place back in Winterberg puts him 50 points shy of the World Cup title, finishing 2nd overall.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Königssee: Humphries wins title

Kaillie Humphries (CAN) is now a 2 time overall world cup winner after beating Elana Meyers by 1 point in the overall standings. If Humphries was .03 seconds slower, Meyers would have walk away with the overall title.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Konigssee, Germany: Women’s Bobsled Heat 2 & 4-Man Bobsled Heat 2

The Königssee bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track is a venue located in Schönau am Königsee, Germany. It is located near Königssee. Completed in 1968, it is the first permanent, artificially refrigerated bobsleigh, luge & skeleton track in the world.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Königssee: Holcomb reclaims title

American Steven Holcomb finished 7th in his final race of the season but that was still more than enough points for him to walk away with the globe. Holcomb finished the season with 1645 points and reclaims the title he once had in 2006-2007 season.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Königssee: Kripps wins

Canada’s Justin Kripps and brakeman Bryan Barnett won the final 2-Man bobsled with a time of 1:39.71 to close out the World Cup season. Kripps was ecstatic about the win as his previous best finish came last week when he finished 5th.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Konigssee, Germany: 2-Man Bobsled Heat 2 & Men’s Skeleton Heat 2

The Königssee bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track is a venue located in Schönau am Königsee, Germany. It is located near Königssee. Completed in 1968, it is the first permanent, artificially refrigerated bobsleigh, luge & skeleton track in the world.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Melbardis wins

Oskars Melbardis (LAT) gets his second straight win this season, but with one racr left, it might be to late to get on the podium for the season.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Holcomb 2nd

Steven Holcomb (USA) gets his 4th podium finish this season, and with one race left, he’s third in the World Cup, 125 points out of first.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Cunningham 4th

Nick Cunningham (USA) just misses the podium by .07 seconds, but his 4th place finish is good enough to take the second spot on the US Olympic Bobsled Team.

2014 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Interviews

Jamie Greubel and brakewoman Lauryn Williams talk about their first World Cup win and Steven Holcomb takes about taking 2nd in the Four-Man Race.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Meyers wins

Elana Meyers with Aja Evans (USA) takes 2nd, it’s her 6th podium finish this season, but with a 12th finish in St. Moritz, she sits 11 points out of first with one race left

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Greubel wins

Jamie Greubel with Lauryn Williams (USA) gets her first win, and her 5th podium this season. Greubel now ranks 2nd in the World Cup, 10 points back with one race left.

2014 FIBT Two-Man Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Holcomb wins

Steven Holcomb with Steven Langton (USA), after losing the last two races to Beat Hefti (SUI) gets the win today and keeps the world cup lead with one race left.

2014 FIBT Two-Man Bobsled World Cup: Igls: Hefti 2nd

After winning the last two races, Beat Hefti with Thomas Amrhein (SUI) gets his third 2nd place finish this season and sits 77 points behind Holcomb (USA) with one race left.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Zubkov 2nd

The reigning World Cup champ, Alexander Zubkov (RUS), finished with a time of 2:09.75 and just missed 1st place by .23 seconds. Zubkov also finished 2nd in yesterday’s 2 Man bobsled.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Holcomb 7th

Olympic 4 Man champion, Steven Holcomb (USA), was 5th after the 1st run but dropped to 7th place after his 2nd run. Holcomb now sits in 4th place in the overall standings with 1079 points.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Cunningham crashes

American Nick Cunningham was sitting in 3rd place after his 1st run but crashed during his 2nd run, sending him and his crew sliding down the ice at 85mph. Cunningham and all of his crew were able to walk away from the accident.

2014 FIBT Four Man Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Melbardis wins

Oskars Melbardis (LAT) finished with a winning time of 2:09.52 to claim his first win of the season. Melbardis finished 13th in yesterday’s 2 Man bobsled and finished 23rd in last weeks 4 Man Bobsled at Winterberg.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Martini 2nd

Cathleen Martini (GER) finished with a time of 2:17.14, just .18 seconds out of first place. This is Martini’s first podium of this world cup season.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: American Gruebel 4th

Jamie Gruebel (USA) and brake woman Emily Azevedo finished with a time of 2:17.25, just missing the podium by .10 seconds. Gruebel was also 4th in her previous bobsled at Winterberg.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Humphries wins

After finishing 10th in the first run, Kaillie Humphries (CAN) slingshotted herself all the way to 1st place after her record setting 2nd run. Humphries set a track record in her 2nd run with a time of 1:08.15.

2014 FIBT Two Man Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Holcomb 5th

World Cup leader Steven Holcomb (USA) with Christopher Fogt maintains his world cup lead by 62 points with a 5th place finish today, with just two more races.

2014 FIBT Two Man Bobsled World Cup: St. Moritz: Zubkov 2nd

Alexander Zubkov (RUS) with Alexey Voevoda gets his third 2nd place finish of the season and moves into 3rd in the World Cup with two races left.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Holcomb 7th

After crashing yesterday and giving up the World Cup lead, Steven Holcomb (USA) keeps it in the top 10 today and now ranks 3rd in the World Cup.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Friedrich 2nd

On the second race in two days, Current 2-Man Champ Francesco Friedrich (GER), takes another 2nd place finish as the Germans sweep the home podium.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Meyers and Lolo 2nd

world Cup leader Elana Meyers with Lolo Jones (USA) end up just .01 seconds out of first, she has now podium-ed in all five races, with three to go.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Greubel 4th

After four podium finishes Jamie Greubel with Aja Evans (USA) just misses today by .11 seconds, she still ranks 3rd in the World Cup.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Radjenovic crashes

Astrid Radenovic flips her sled with Jana Pittman (AUS), luckily it flips back up and they survive ok.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: interviews

Sandra Kiriasis (GER), Elana Meyers (USA), and Anja Schneiderheinze (GER) talk about their podium finishes.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Interviews

Maximilian Arndt, Francesco Friedrich, and Thomas Florschuetz talks their podium finishes in the German sweep.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Arndt wins again

On the second race in two days Maximilian Arndt (GER) proves no one knows the track as good as he does, increasing his World Cup lead to over 100 points, with three races left.

2014 FIBT Women’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Kiriasis wins

Eight time World Cup winner Sandra Kiriasis with Franziska Fritz (GER) gets her first win and first podium of the season. She’s now ranked 4th this season. (Call your TV provider to watc

2014 FIBT World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Women’s Bobsled And Four Man Bobsled

The Hochsauerland region of Germany has hosted many international events over the past years, including the 1995 FIBT World Championship for men’s bobsleigh and the first women’s bobsleigh World Championship in 2000.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Friedrich 2nd

Current 2-Man Champ Francesco Friedrich (GER) helps team Germany go 1,2, and 4 on their home track, with his best finish this season. He moves into 10th in the Cup.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Cunningham

As American star Steven Holcomb dropped to 20th, Nick Cunningham matched his best result of the season with another 12th place finish, .68 seconds off the podium.

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Americans crashes

In run one, Cory Butner flips his sled and then in run two, while in 2nd place, Steven Holcomb flips his sled as well. Luckily everyone was ok

2014 FIBT 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Arndt wins

Current World Champ Maximilian Arndt (GER) gets his first win of the season, and takes the World Cup lead from Steven Holcomb (USA) who was 20th.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Four Man Bobsled And Women’s Skeleton

The Hochsauerland region of Germany has hosted many international events over the past years, including the 1995 FIBT World Championship for men’s bobsleigh and the first women’s bobsleigh World Championship in 2000.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Butner 3rd

Cory Butner with Charles Berkeley (USA) gets his fifth straight top-10 finish and his second 3rd-place finish, making this his best season ever. He currently ranks 3rd in the World Cup.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Holcomb 7th

Top ranked Steven Holcomb with Steve Langston (USA), after winning the first four races of the season settles for 7th, .77 seconds out of first.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Zubkov 2nd

2011 World Cup winner Alexander Zubkov with Alexey Voevoda (RUS) get their first podium of the year, and move into 4th in the World Cup.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Interviews

Beat Hefti (SUI), Alexander Zubkov (RUS), and Cory Butner (USA), talk about their podium finish on the 5th race of the season.

2014 FIBT 2-Man Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Beat Hefti wins

Twice Time World Cup Champ (2009, 2012), Beat Hefti with Alex Baumann (SUI) gets his first win of the season by .46 seconds, and moves into 2nd in the World Cup.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Winterberg, Germany: Men’s Skeleton And Men’s Two Man Bobsled

The Hochsauerland region of Germany has hosted many international events over the past years, including the 1995 FIBT World Championship for men’s bobsleigh and the first women’s bobsleigh World Championship in 2000.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Jackson 2nd in 4-Man

After finishing the first run in 7th place, John James Jackson (GBR) moved up 5 spots in his 2nd run to finish 2nd in the competition. Jackson picks up his first World Cup Medal.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Holcomb wins 4-Man

Steve Holcomb won with a time of 1:50.15 to pick up his 7th straight Bobsled win. Holcomb helped the American men sweep the podium in yesterday’s 2 man bobsled.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid, New York: 4 Man Bobsled

On the weekend of December 13-15, 2013 the world’s elite cross-country skiers will be in Davos at the start! In the FIS Calendar are distance and sprint races on the program. All races will be run in free technique.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Elana Meyers 2nd

World Cup leader Elana Meyers finished just .12 seconds behind race winner Kaillie Humphries (CAN). The USA looked to be in good shape to sweep the podium but a great run from Humphries took that opportunity away.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Jamie Greubel 3rd

Jamie Greubel (USA) and brake-women Katie Eberling finished with a time of 1:54.00, .34 seconds behind winner Kaillie Humphries (CAN). Greubel is 3rd in the overall standings and just 18 points behind Humphries who sits in 2nd place.

2013 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Kaillie Humphries wins

The reigning Olympic champ Kaillie Humphries (CAN) won with a time of 1:53.66, stopping the American women from sweeping the podium. Humphries sits in 2nd in the overall standing, just 42 point behind WC leader Elana Meyers (USA).

 
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