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2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: USA 4th in Team Relay

Erin Hamlin, Chris Mazdzer, Matthew Mortensen, and Preston Griffall represented the USA as they finished with a time of 2:04.769. The USA is currently 3rd in the overall standings with 205 points.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: GER wins Team Relay

Representing team Germany was sledders Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, and Wendi Arit as they set a new track record with a time of 2:03.791. A win a Whistler was nothing new to this team as they all have won their individual events at Whistler.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: Geisenberger wins

Natalie Geisenberger (GER) made it look easy as she stayed undefeated and cruised to the finish line with a time of 1:13.412. After 4 events, Geisenberger leads the overall standings with 400 points.

2013 Luge World Cup: Whistler, Canada: Women’s Runs And Team Relay

Catch the world’s top luge athletes as they compete at the Whistler Sliding Centre in the lead up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The competition will be fierce as Olympic hopefuls take to the track!

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: Felix Loch wins

Felix Loch (GER) won with a time of 1:36.686 over American Chris Mazdzer. Loch leads the overall standings with 330 points.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: Arit and Wendi wins Doubles

Tobias Arit and Tobias Wendi (GER) won with a time of 1:13.087 defeating 2nd place Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken (GER). Arit and Wendi lead the overall standings with 385 points.

2013 Luge World Cup: Whistler, Canada: Doubles Runs 1 And 2

Catch the world’s top luge athletes as they compete at the Whistler Sliding Centre in the lead up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The competition will be fierce as Olympic hopefuls take to the track!

2013 Women’s Luge World Championship: Whistler: Geisenberger wins

After three silver medals, Natalie Geisenberger (GER) finally becomes a world champion, winning by .106 seconds.

2013 Women’s Luge World Championship: Whistler: Huefner 2nd

Five-time world champion Tatjana Huefner (GER) gives up her title by .106 seconds, after two straight wins.

2013 Women’s Luge World Championship: Whistler: Erin Hamlin 6th

The 2009 champion Erin Hamlin (USA) finishes 6th, .310 seconds off the podium.

2013 Women’s Luge World Championship: Whistler: Luge crashes

In run one, Olena Shkhumova (UKR) and Viera Gburova (SLO) both lost control of their sleds and crashed out; fortunately neither were injured.

2013 Luge World Championships: Whistler: Women’s Run #1 & #2

The FIL World Luge Championships, part of the International Luge Federation (FIL) have taken place on an almost annual basis in non-Winter Olympics years since 1955.

2013 Doubles Luge World Championship: Whistler: Wendl and Arit become Doubles Luge Champs

After winning the first five races of the WC this season, Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arit (GER) took home another win Friday, finishing with a time of 1:12.84.

Luge World Championships: Whistler: Doubles Run #2, Men’s Run #1 & Men’s Run #2

The FIL World Luge Championships, part of the International Luge Federation (FIL) have taken place on an almost annual basis in non-Winter Olympics years since 1955.

2013 Luge World Championships: Whistler: Doubles Run #1

The FIL World Luge Championships, part of the International Luge Federation (FIL) have taken place on an almost annual basis in non-Winter Olympics years since 1955.

2012 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Whistler: Dukurs win streak comes to an end

Martins Dukurs finished second with a time of 1:47.40, .21 seconds behind Frank Rommel. Dukurs’ error came in curve 6, leading into turn 7, where he tapped the wall. Dukurs is still the overall leader.

2012 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Whistler: Rommel wins gold

Frank Rommel (GER) finished with a time of 1:47.19, beating Martins Dukurs by .21 seconds. Rommel had a close race with Dukurs at Lake Placid, but was disqualified when his sled weighed 100 grams outside the legal limits.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Zubkov wins 3 straight

Alexander Zubkov (RUS) has been unstoppable thus far, racking up a hat trick of wins and finishing with a time of 1:43.29. Holcomb has won 3 straight in 2-man but can’t seem to get past Zubkov in the 4-man.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Holcomb gets 4th

Steve Holcomb (USA) was unable to pull out his usual magic, as he finished with a time of 1:43.89, landing .60 seconds out of first. He sits in 2nd place with 612 points.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: USA 3 gets disqualified in crash

USA 3, piloted by Cory Butner, took a hard crash into the wall and was disqualified when passenger Nicholas Taylor ejected himself in a panic during the crash. This crash came soon after a crash from Belgium.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Belgium takes hard crash

Belgium was using a borrowed sled for their run, yet still managed to cross the finish line with a time of 1:53.96.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Humphries 6th win

With her three wins of last season, Kaillie Humphries remains perfectly on top with her new breakmen Chelsea Valois, winning by .69 seconds.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Lolo Jones and Meyers 10th

Track star Lolo Jones (USA) switches drivers in her second World Cup Bobsled race, joining Elana Meyers and taking 10th place, 1.32 seconds off the podium.

2012 World Cup Women’s Bobsled (Heat #2) – Whistler

The women’s bobsled coaching staff continues to experiment with the driver and brakeman combinations this weekend. Elana Meyers will team with Lolo Jones in the KOA sled.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Holcomb gets 3rd straight win

It looked as though Steve Holcomb and brakeman Steven Langton (USA) were going to lose going into the final turn, but somehow managed to gain speed and grab another victory. They finished with a time of 1:45.26.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Whistler: Rush gets 2nd

Lyndon Rush along with brakeman Lascelles Brown (CAN), finished with a time of 1:45.30, just .04 seconds behind Holcomb. Silver isn’t too bad for Rush but last year he took home the gold at Whistler.

2012 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Whistler: Marion Thees wins

Marion Thees (GER) received her first win of the WC season finishing with a time of 1:50.92. Thees led after the first run and was able to hold onto the lead to pull out a victory.

2012 FIBT Skeleton World Cup: Whistler: Pikus-Pace top American

Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) finished 6th with a time of 1:51.37, just .18 seconds off the podium. Fellow American Katie Uhlaender took 7th place.

World Cup action continues on Friday in Whistler

World Cup Women’s Bobsled live online streaming will be made available for free to DIRECTV, DISH and Hawaiian Telcom subscribers (based on your package) on Friday, November 23rd starting at 11:00pm ET/8:00pm PT. The event will be posted on our homepage, as well as in our Winter Sports section. Note: This is the only event […]

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

2013 FIL Luge Team Relay World Cup: Park City: USA 2nd

After finishing 4th a week ago in Whistler, The USA finished 2nd with a time of 2:19.128. Representing the USA was Kate Hansen, Chris Mazdzer, Matthew Mortensen and Preston Griffall.

Meyers and Evans shatter start record to lead U.S. women

Courtesy of teamusa.org Koenigssee, Germany (Jan. 11, 2013) – Elana Meyers (Douglasville, Ga.) and Aja Evans (Chicago, Ill.) had a record-breaking result in the women’s bobsled World Cup race this morning to solidify themselves as one of the fastest teams in the world. Meyers and Evans powered the KOA sled off the block with a […]

2012 Full Event Replays

(Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Looking for the link to a full event replay? Find it below by month … Note: BendBroadband, DIRECTV, DISH and Hawaiian Telcom subscribers can log in and view all of these full event replays for free by accessing the (SIGN-IN WITH CABLE/SAT PROVIDER) button above. Authentication, or verification, is the […]

World Cup continues in Winterberg, Germany

WINTERBERG, Germany (Dec. 4, 2012)- After a one-week hiatus following the North American portion of the tour, the World Cup circuit will continue in Winterberg, Germany this week. Races will take place from Dec. 7-9, and will include the first team event of the season. The detailed schedule is as follows, with all times listed […]

Rookie women’s bobsled team posts respectable finishes on tough Olympic track

WHISTLER, British Columbia (Nov. 23, 2012)- The U.S. women’s bobsled team finished 9-10-11 in their first event together on the challenging 2010 Olympic course. Jazmine Fenlator (Wayne, N.J.) and Katie Eberling (Palos Hills, Ill.) were the top U.S. finishers in their first competitive event at the Whistler Sliding Centre, while Elana Meyers (Douglasville, Ga.) and […]

USA-1 earns silver again in four-man bobsled race

PARK CITY, Utah (Nov. 17, 2012) – Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and his four-man bobsled push crew of Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.), Justin Olsen (San Antonio, Texas) and Curt Tomasevicz (Shelby, Neb.) claimed their second consecutive silver medal in front of a home crowd at the Utah Olympic Park today. USA-1 crossed the finish […]

Robbie Dixon breaks leg at Copper Mountain

Robbie Dixon of Canada during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men’s Downhill on November 26, 2011 in Lake Louise, Canada. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images) Courtesy of fisalpine.com Canadian Alpine Ski Team veteran Robbie Dixon suffered a serious leg injury after crashing during a race in Copper Mountain, USA, on Thursday. The […]

Universal Sports Network Announces 2012-2013 Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup Schedule

This season’s national women’s bobsled team is a mix of rookies and veterans. World Championship bronze medalist Elana Meyers will pilot USA I, Jamie Greubel will pilot USA II, while Jazmine Fenlator was named to USA III. The six women’s bobsled push athletes named to the national team includes: World Indoor Champion and American record […]

Full event replays

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