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2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Vathje 2nd

Elisabeth Vathje (CAN) gets her third podium finish this of the season, although missing two races, she only ranks 10th in the Cup.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Podium interviews

Laura Deas (GBR), Elisabeth Vathje (CAN), and Janine Flock (AUT) talk about getting on the podium in the 5th race of the season.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Flock wins

In the 5th race of the season, Janine Flock (AUT) gets her first career win, and the first win for Austria as well. She now ranks 2nd in the World Cup.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Yun 2nd

Sungbin Yun (KOR) has his best ever finish getting the Silver medal in St. Moritz, 0.60 seconds behind the winner Martins Dukurs (LAT).

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Podium Interviews

The top 3 finishers from the St. Moritz Men’s Skeleton event are interviewed with the Current World Cup leader Martins Dukurs taking the win and setting a track record while doing so.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Martins Dukurs wins

Current World Cup leader, Martins Dukurs (LAT), wins his 4th race of the season and sets a Track Record with a time of 2:16.17.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Antoine 11th

Olympic Bronze medalist Matt Antoine (USA) finishes in 11th in St. Moritz 2.21 seconds behind the winner Martins Dukurs (LAT).

2015 FIBT World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s & Women’s Skeleton

The birthplace of the sports of bobsleigh and skeleton, St. Moritz is the only natural (non-refrigerated) track that hosts international competition. Host to the 1928 and 1948 Olympic Winter Games, the start is located in St. Moritz and winds over 1700 meters to the finish in Celerina. St. Moritz has hosted the FIBT World Champion a record 17 times.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Tretiakov wins

In the 4th race of the season, Olympic Champ Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) capitalizes on weaker runs to claim his first win of the season, beating World Cup leader Martins Dukurs (LAT) by .17 seconds.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Podium Interviews

Matt Antoine (USA) getting on the podium for Bronze, Martins Dukurs (LAT) talks about settling for Silver and Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) talks about getting the win.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Martins Dukurs 2nd

After three straight wins, Martins Dukurs (LAT) settles for 2nd place in the 4th race of the season. Still he holds the World Cup lead over his brother by 95 points.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Antoine 3rd

In the 4th race of the season, Olympic Bronze medalist Matt Antoine (USA) got the fastest run in in run two, moving him up from 8th to 3rd. He now ranks 4th in the Cup.

2015 FIBT World Cup: Konigssee, Germany: Men’s Skeleton & 2-Man Bobsleigh

The FIBT World Championships, part of the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing, have taken place on an annual basis in non-Winter Olympic years since 1930. A mixed team event, consisting of one run each of men’s skeleton, women’s skeleton, 2-man bobsleigh, and 2-women bobsleigh debuted in 2007.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Yarnold wins

In the 4th race of the season, last years World Cup winner Elizabeth Yanorld (GBR) gets her 2nd win, the only woman to do so. Unfortunately, since she skipped Calgary, she only ranks 5th in the Cup.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Podium Interviews

Maria Orlova (RUS) talks about getting back on the podium, Anja Huber (GER) about returning to the podium after a long absent and Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) talks about her win.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Anja Huber 2nd

In the 4th race of the season, 2011 Cup winner Anja Huber (GER) gets back on the podium, after going to all of 2014 without a podium finish. She been improving with every race this season and now ranks 4th.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Konigssee: Anne O’Shea 3rd

In the 4th race of the season, Anne O’Shea (USA) claims her second top ten finish of the season, missing the podium by .66 seconds in 9th. She ranks 12th in the Cup.

2015 FIBT World Cup: Konigssee, Germany: Women’s Skeleton & Bobsleigh

The FIBT World Championships, part of the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing, have taken place on an annual basis in non-Winter Olympic years since 1930. A mixed team event, consisting of one run each of men’s skeleton, women’s skeleton, 2-man bobsleigh, and 2-women bobsleigh debuted in 2007.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Altenberg: Tomass Dukurs wins

Tomass Dukurs (LAT) continues to lie in wait for his brother Martins to make a mistake, as for the third race in a row he finishes 2nd behind Martins.

2015 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Altenberg: Martins Dukurs wins

Martins Dukurs (LAT) is well on his way to win a sixth straight World Cup title, as he has now won the first three races of the season.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Altenberg: Orlova wins

Maria Orlova (RUS) gets her first career win, beating Olympic champ Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) by just .04 seconds and helped keep the home country Germans off the podium.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Altenberg: Podium Interviews

Olympic Bronze Medalist Elena Nikitina (RUS) talks about taking 3rd, Olympic Champ Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) talks about getting 2nd and Maria Orlova (RUS) talks about winning her first race.

2015 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Altenberg: Yarnold 2nd

Olympic champ Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR), after skipping the last race, gets back on the podium for the third race, just .04 seconds out of first. She currently ranks 9th in the World Cup.

2015 FIBT World Cup: Altenberg, Germany: Women’s Skeleton

The FIBT World Championships, part of the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing, have taken place on an annual basis in non-Winter Olympic years since 1930. A mixed team event, consisting of one run each of men’s skeleton, women’s skeleton, 2-man bobsleigh, and 2-women bobsleigh debuted in 2007.

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Podium Interviews

The top 3 finishers from the Calgary Women’s Skeleton event are interviewed and discuss their race and for two of them how it feels to make the podium for the first time.

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Vathje wins

Elisabeth Vathje (CAN) claims Gold in only her second World Cup race after finishing 2nd last week in Lake Placid.

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Deas 2nd

Laura Deas (GBR) takes Silver with her first ever World Cup podium finish.

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Graybill 11th

Savannah Graybill (USA) finishes as the top American in 11th place, +1.51 behind the winner Elisabeth Vathje (CAN).

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Podium Interviews

The top 3 finishers from the Calgary Men’s Skeleton event are interviewed with the Dukurs Brothers’ taking 1st and 2nd place and Sungbin Yun (KOR) in 3rd with the first ever ice sledding medal for Korea.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Tomass Dukurs 2nd

For the second weekend in a row the Dukurs brothers finish 1st and 2nd with Tomass Dukurs (LAT) finishing 2nd, 0.90 seconds behind his brother Martins Dukurs (LAT) in Calgary.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Martins Dukurs wins

For the second weekend in a row, Five time World Cup winner (2010-2014), Martins Dukurs (LAT) wins in Calgary.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Antoine 6th

Olympic Bronze medalist Matt Antoine (USA) finishes in 6th in Calgary after getting on the podium last week in Lake Placid.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Calgary, Canada: Women’s & Men’s Skeleton

Action will be in men and women’s skeleton, two-man and four-man bobsled and women’s bobsled. This race is the second race of the eight-race FIBT World Cup season, which will take its athletes through seven different countries this winter.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Martin Dukurs wins

Five time World Cup winner (2010-2014) Martin Dukurs (LAT) gets the first win of the new season, beating out his older brother Tomass by .30 seconds.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Antoine 3rd

Olympic Bronze medalist Matt Antoine (USA) gets on the podium in the first race of the new season, .44 seconds out of first.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Tomass Dukurs 2nd

Counting last season Tomass Dukurs (LAT), at the start of this season, gets his 6th podium finish in a row. But still looking for a win, .30 seconds behind his brother Martin.

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Yarnold wins

Olympic champ and last years World Cup winner Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) gets the first win of the season by .77 seconds over Elisabeth Vathje (CAN).

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Vathje 2nd

Elisabeth Vathje (CAN) claims 2nd place in her first World Cup race, just .77 seconds behind the Olympic Champ Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR).

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Graybill 5th

Savannah Graybill (USA) in her first World Cup race gets into the top ten, finishing 5th. Up from 10th in run one, and .37 second off the podium.

2014 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Podium Interviews

Today’s winners, Martin Dukurs (LAT), Tomass Dukurs (LAT) and Matt Antoine (USA), talk about the first race of the season and looking forward to more.

2014 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Podium Interviews

Today’s winners, Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR), Elisabeth Vathje (CAN) and Janine Flock (AUT), talk about the first race of the season and looking forward to more.

2014 FIBT World Cup: Lake Placid, NY: Women’s & Men’s Skeleton

Action will be in men and women’s skeleton, two-man and four-man bobsled and women’s bobsled. This race opens the eight-race FIBT World Cup season, which will take its athletes through seven different countries this winter.

2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup Viewing Information

Click here for the USA Bobsled and Skeleton National Team. Date Event Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 12/12 World Cup: 2-Man Bobsled (Lake Placid) 10:30 AM  10:30 AM 12/12 World Cup: Women’s Skeleton (Lake Placid) 3:00 PM  2:45 PM 12/12 World Cup: Men’s Skeleton (Lake Placid) 4:00 PM  3:45 PM 12/13 World Cup: Women’s Bobsled […]

USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Team Named

Steven Holcomb (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. USA Bobsled & Skeleton announced the 23 bobsledders and 11 skeleton athletes to represent the United States on the 2014-2015 World Cup and Intercontinental Cup tours. “There is a wealth of talent on this team, which is […]

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. […]

2014 FIBT Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Königssee: Dukurs defends title

Martins Dukurs (LAT) defended his title well as he (LAT) won the final race of the season after setting a track record in his 2nd run. Dukurs can now focus on Sochi next month as he looks forward to taking home his 1st Olympic gold.

2014 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Yanorld wins

With the last race ending after the first run, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Yarnold (GBR) (who was 4th last season) becomes the World Cup winner by 152 points over Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA), Shelley Rudman (GBR) was 3rd.

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 Men’s Skeleton World Cup: Igls: Martin Dukurs wins

Martin Dukurs (LAT) gets his fourth win in a row, and with only one race left he all but sews up his 5th straight World Cup win

2014 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Igls: Flock and Orlova tie for 3rd

Janine Flock (AUT) and Maria Orlova (RUS) both finished with a time of 1:49.71 to win matching bronze medals. This is the first time that Flock has been on the podium on home ice in her senior career.

2014 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Igls: Pikus-Pace 2nd

Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) finished with a time of 1:49.36, losing to Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) by .32 seconds. Pikus-Pace has 3 gold medals to Yarnold’s 4 in this world cup season so far.

2014 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Igls: Yarnold wins

World cup leader Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) picked up her 4th WC gold medal after finishing with a time of 1:49.04 and beating Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) by .32 seconds. Yarnold has never finished lower than 3rd in this WC season.

2014 FIBT Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz 2: Tomass Dukurs 2nd

For the third straight race Tomass Dukurs (LAT) finishes in 2nd, behind his brother Martin. Tomass ranks 3rd in the World Cup.

2014 FIBT Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz 2: Antoine 6th

After taking bronze in the first race in St. Moritz, Matt Antoine (USA) fails to podium today, finishing in 6th, and now ranking 4th.

2014 FIBT Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz 2: Martin Dukurs wins

World Cup ledaer Martin Dukurs (LAT) gets the win with a track record, it’s his fourth win of the season with two races left.

 
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