Austin Wins 5th Straight in Lake Placid

From Lake Placid, USA

Jan. 8, 2020 – Taylor Austin won gold for the second race of the January 8 4-man event. The second heat of Race 6 counted as Race 7 for the IBSF North American Cup, and Austin’s heat was .39 quicker than Nick Cunningham’s time.

Cunningham won his fifth straight 4-man silver medal since coming out of retirement with a second place finish.

Geoff Gadbois was the only other slider within a second of Austin, finishing third. Bryan Berghorn finished fourth, ahead of Jeff McKeen in fifth.


Pos Names Nation Bib Start Finish
1 Bobteam Taylor Austin CAN 2 5.19 54.64
2 Bobteam Nick Cunningham USA 1 5.23 55.03
3 Bobteam Geoff Gadbois USA 4 5.30 55.40
4 Bobteam Bryan Berghorn USA 6 5.45 55.78
5 Bobteam Jeff McKeen CAN 3 5.40 55.85
DNF Bobteam Patrick Norton CAN 5 5.47 DNF