From Lake Placid, USA
Jan. 6, 2020 – Taylor Austin won his fourth straight IBSF North American Cup 2-man race, cruising to victory in Lake Placid.
With Samuel Giguere on the brakes, Austin was the quickest off the top in both heats on his way to a nearly half-second victory over American Geoff Gadbois.
Gadbois moved up from third to win silver, while teammate Nick Cunningham won his third medal in four 2-man starts in his bobsled comeback.
Patrick Norton of Canada finished fourth, while Frank Del Duca finished fifth and Jeff McKeen sixth.
Great Britain’s James Brown finished ninth.
|Pos||Names||Nation||Bib||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|1||Austin / Giguere||CAN||2||5.27||5.23||55.78||55.87||1:51.65|
|2||Gadbois / Lynch||USA||5||5.34||5.33||55.96||56.16||1:52.12|
|3||Cunningham / Adams||USA||6||5.33||5.36||55.87||56.41||1:52.28|
|4||Norton / Thera-Plamondon||CAN||3||5.46||5.42||56.22||56.38||1:52.60|
|5||Del Duca / Mustard||USA||8||5.48||5.42||56.42||56.61||1:53.03|
|6||McKeen / St. Louis Pivin||CAN||4||5.36||5.42||56.76||56.78||1:53.54|
|7||Williams / Prentice||NZL||7||5.70||5.67||58.07||58.50||1:56.57|
|8||Morgan / Mullins||JAM||9||5.27||5.32||58.95||58.77||1:57.72|
|9||Brown / Winrow||GBR||1||5.60||5.83||62.23||58.67||2:00.90|
|10||Moeller / Niederhofer||USA||10||5.32||DNF|