Latest Men's bobsledding News

Third placed Hunter Church, Joshua Williamson, James Reed and Kristopher Horn of the United States pose for media after the men's four-man bobsled World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

AP Interview: Aron McGuire hired as US bobsled-skeleton CEO

Jan. 23, 2020 11:58 AM EST

Aron McGuire knows how to push a bobsled and knows his way around Olympic boardrooms. USA Bobsled and Skeleton is hoping that makes him the perfect fit to run their organization. McGuire was announced Thursday as USABS’ new CEO, a job that he’ll formally assume in February. He was a bobsledder from...

Pilot Hunter Church with Joshua Williamson, James Reed and Kristopher Horn of the United States start their first run of the men's four-man bobsled World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

Church wins US's first men's bobsled medal since 2017

Jan. 19, 2020 10:58 AM EST

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Hunter Church remembers seeing U.S. bobsled great Steven Holcomb win the 2009 world championships, then went up to him afterward and shook his hand. “I told him I wanted to be like him one day,” Church said. For Church, “one day” became Sunday. Church won...

Bobsled team members ready their sleds for competition before the first run of the four-man bobsled World Cup race, in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Kripps wins 4-man bobsled again in Lake Placid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:48 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Canada’s Justin Kripps won a World Cup four-man bobsled race on Sunday for the second straight day. Kripps and his team of Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell and Cameron Stones finished two runs in 1 minute, 49.45 seconds. It was Kripps’ third consecutive win and fourth...

Driver Kaillie Humphries, and brakeman Lauren Gibbs of the United States take a turn during the first run of the women's bobsled World Cup race, in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Kaillie Humphries wins another bobsled race for US

Dec. 14, 2019 4:57 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Kaillie Humphries’ first two races for the U.S. could not have turned out better. Humphries improved to 2-for-2 on the young season, winning another women’s bobsled World Cup race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Saturday. The former top Canadian driver who joined the U.S....

Driver Francesco Friedrich, front, and brakeman Alexander Schueller, celebrate a first place finish during their second run of the men's bobsled World Cup event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Friedrich wins World Cup 2-man race, extends medal streak

Dec. 8, 2019 5:25 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Francesco Friedrich of Germany rallied in the second heat to win a World Cup bobsled race Sunday, extending his streak of major international two-man races with a medal to 17. Friedrich and brakeman Alexander Schueller was second after the first heat, then posted the fastest run of...