Fifteen athletes earn tickets to USA Bobsled National Push Championships through BMW Ultimate Athlete Challenge

Fifteen athletes earn tickets to USA Bobsled National Push Championships through BMW Ultimate Athlete Challenge (USABS PR) LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (August 29, 2015)- BMW, a proud partner of USA Bobsled & Skeleton (USABS), is sponsoring the USABS Ultimate Athlete Challenge. Nine men and six women will be flown to Lake Placid, N.Y. in September to…

2015 FIBT World Championships – Four-Man Bobsled

From Winterberg, Germany Bobsled fans were treated to the closest of competitions coming into the fourth run of the four-man FIBT World Championships.  German Max Arndt led the competition by .01 over World Cup four-man champion Oskars Melbardis, and only by .03 over countryman Nico Wather. Franceso Friedrich was fourth, seemingly out of contention.

2015 FIBT World Championships – Women’s Skeleton

From Winterberg, Germany In the 2014 Winter Olympics, Lizzy Yarnold took her fourth run as a victory lap. One year later in the 2015 World Championships, Yarnold took another victory lap on her way to her first ever World Championship. Coming into Saturday’s third and fourth heats, the British Olympic champion held just a .07…

2015 FIBT World Championships – Men’s Skeleton

From Winterberg, Germany In the 2014 Olympics, Alexander Tretiakov dominated the four-heat event on Russian ice, beating Latvian Martins Dukurs, the six-time defending World Cup champion.  One year later in Germany, Martins Dukurs reclaimed his crown, with the fastest run in three of the four heats on his way to a .69 second win over…