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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. […]

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.

2014 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Yarnold 2nd

With three wins under her belt, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Yarnold (GBR) slips to 2nd today, but due to Noelle Pikus-Pace being DQ’d in the first race, Yarnold still holds the Overall lead.

2014 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Pikus-Pace wins

Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) now ties Lizzy Arnold (GBR) with three wins this season, but with a DQ in the first race, she’s still 200 points behind Yanorld in the Cup.

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

Tomass Dukurs (LAT) lost to his brother Martins Dukurs after leading by .14 seconds in his first run. This is Tomass’ 2nd straight silver medal finish as he also trailed his brother in the Skeleton at Winterberg.

2014 FIBT Men’s Skeleton World Cup: St. Moritz: Antoine top American

Matthew Antoine (USA) finished in 3rd place with a total time of 2:19.87 as the Dukurs brothers took the top 2 spots. Antoine was the winner a few weeks ago in Lake Placid and has been on the podium 3 times this season.

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

Martins Dukurs (LAT) picked up his 3rd win of the season after winning today with a time of 2:19.18, beating his brother Tomass Dukurs by .28 seconds. Martins Dukurs (LAT) leads the overall standings with 1045 points.

2014 FIBT World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s Skeleton Heat #2

The birthplace of the sports of bobsleigh and skeleton, St. Moritz is the only natural rack that hosts international competition. St. Moritz has hosted the FIBT World Champion a record 17 times.

2014 FIBT World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s Skeleton Heat #2

The birthplace of the sports of bobsleigh and skeleton, St. Moritz is the only natural rack that hosts international competition. St. Moritz has hosted the FIBT World Champion a record 17 times.

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

After her DQ in the first race Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) has claimed four straight podiums, ranking 2nd behind Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) by 225 points with only three races left.

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

World Cup leader Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) gets her fifth straight podium finish, and her third win beating Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) by .57 seconds.

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.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Winterberg: Tomass Dukurs 2nd

Tomass Dukurs (LAT), brother to Martin, gets his second podium finish this season (3rd in Lake Placid), taking 2nd, 1.19 seconds behind his brother.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Winterberg: John Daly 5th

John Daly (USA) gets his second top five finish of the season, this time in 5th (4th in Lake Placid) .10 seconds off the podium.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Winterberg: Interviews

Brothers Martins and Tomass Dukurs (LAT) and Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) talk about their podium finish in the 4th race of the season.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Winterberg: Matt Antoine 4th

After winning the last race in Lake Placid, Matt Antoine (USA), who held 2nd after run one, slips off the podium by .05 seconds, he remains 3rd in the Cup this season.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Winterberg: Martins Dukurs wins

Last years World Cup winner Martins Dukurs (LAT) gets his second win of the season, after failing to podium last time, he remains 2nd in the Cup this season.

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

WC leader Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) won with a single run time of 56.27 after an hour and a half weather delay. This is Yarnold’s 2nd podium in two days, as she finished 3rd in yesterday’s Skeleton.

2013 FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: American Pikus-Pace 3rd

In the 2nd Skeleton at Lake Placid, Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) finished with a time of 56.72 after track conditions prevented time for a second run. Pikus-Pace (USA) was the winner in yesterday’s Skeleton at Lake Placid.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid, New York: Women’s Sketeton Heat 2

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 Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Men’s Interviews

Matthew Antoine (USA) talks about his first ever world cup win, and Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) and Thomas Dukurs (LAT) talk about their podium finishes.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Tretiakov 2nd

With his third podium finish on the season, taking 2nd today, .63 seconds behind, Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) claims the sole World Cup lead as Martins Dukurs (LAT) finished 8th.

2013 FIBT Mens’ Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Antoine wins

Matthew Antoine (USA) wins his first ever World Cup race, beating Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) by a big .63 seconds. It’s Matthew’s second podium this season and he’s now 3rd in the Cup.

2013 FIBT Womens’ Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Huber 2nd

2013, Lake Placid, New York, USA, FIBT Women’s Skeleton World Cup, With a big second run, Anja Huber (GER), the 2011 World Cup winner, moves up from 4th to take silver by .05 seconds faster than Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR). (Call your TV provider to watc

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Women’s Interviews

Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) talks about her second win of the season and Anja Huber (GER) and Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) talk about their podium wins.

2013 FIBT Womens’ Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid: Pikus-Pace wins

If not for the disqualification in Calgary, Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) would be 3 for 3 this, as it is she takes her second win by .46 seconds.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Lake Placid, New York: Men’s And Women’s Skeleton Heat 2

Owning one of the great traditions in the sport, the original bob track in lake Placid was ranked among the most difficult. Lake Placid has hosted the Olympic bobsleigh competitions of 1932 and 1980 along with seven World Championships.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Antoine 3rd

Matthew Antoine (USA) claims his first podium of the season, in the second of eight races, .14 seconds out of first.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Dukurs 2nd

Four time World Cup champ Martin Dukurs (LAT) finally has to settle for 2nd place, after seven straight wins (6 from last season), losing by .17 seconds in run two.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Elizabeth Yarnold

Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) again finishes in 2nd, .68 seconds behind Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA), yet Pikus-Pace being disqualified in Calgary moved Yarnold up and makes her the world cup leader as well.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Men’s Interviews

John Morgan talks with podium winners Alexander Tretiakov (RUS), Martin Dukurs (LAT) and Matthew Antoine (USA)

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Women’s Interviews

John Morgan talks with podium winners Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA), Elizabeth Arnold (GBR) and Sarah Reid (CAN).

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Pikus-Pace wins

Last week in Calgary, Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) was stripped of her win, due to equipment disqualification. This week on her home track, she fights back with setting a track record and hopefully, a win that will stick.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Park City: Tretiakov wins

Alexander Tretiakov (RUS) won Park City in 2009, and today he manages to win again, upsetting Martin Dukurs (LAT) by .12 seconds.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Salt Lake City, Utah: Men’s And Women’s Skeleton Heat 2

Top competitors from around the world come to compete for the Boblsled and Skeleton World Cups, as well as prepare for the upcoming Olympics… on Utah’s Road to Sochi.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Yarnold 2nd

Elizabeth Yarnold (GBR) slips from 1st in run one, by .16 seconds to finish 2nd. Last season she finished 4th over all winning one silver and one Bronze in the nine races.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Antoine 7th

With last season his return from injury, Matthew Antoine (USA) hopes for bigger things this season, but a poor second run drops him from 4th place to finish 7th to start the season.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Pikus-Pace wins

Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA), ended last season with a win and starts this season with a win by .16 seconds. Last season she finished 11th for the year.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Tretiakov 2nd

ALexander Tretiakov (RUS) sets a start record as he claims 2nd in the first race of the year. Last season he medaled in seven of the nine races, though is still looking for a win.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calgary: Dukurs wins

Four time World Cup champ Martins Dukurs (LAT) starts off with a win, his seventh win in a row, carrying over from last season.

2013 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Calary, Canada: Men’s & Women’s Skeleton

Built for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, Canada Olympic Park annually hosts World Cup and America’s Cup competitions. The top of the track looks over the skyline of this fast-growing oil boomtown. Calgary has twice hosted the FIBT World Championship.

2013-14 FIBT Skeleton & Bobsled World Cup Viewing Infomation

 Click here to watch these events in the Winter Sports section DATE EVENT VIEWING INFO 11/29 2014 Men’s Skeleton from Calgary TV: 4:30pmET 11/29 2014 Women’s Skeleton From Calgary TV: 5:30pmET 11/29 2014 2-Man Bobsled from Calgary TV: 9:30pmET 11/30 2014 4-Man Bobsled from Calgary TV: 4:30pmET 11/30 2014 Women’s Bobsled from Calgary TV: 5:30pmET […]

2013 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Sochi: Winner Interviews

American sliders Noelle Pikus-Pace and Katie Uhleander talk about their 1-2 podium finish.

2013 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Sochi: Pikus-Pace wins

Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) gets the win in the last race of the season and on the future Olympic track by .11 seconds, she finishs the season ranked 11th.

2013 Women’s Skeleton World Cup: Sochi: Thees 4th, wins Cup

In the last race of the season Marion Thees (GER) finishes .19 second off the podium, but scores enough points to win the World Cup by only four points.

 
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