Latest Women's bobsledding News

Kaillie Humphries and Sylvia Hoffmann from the US celebrate after winning the women's bob World Cup in Koenigsee, Germany, Saturday, Jan.25, 2020. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)

Humphries of US wins to near World Cup bobsled overall title

Jan. 25, 2020 11:54 AM EST

KONIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Kaillie Humphries moved closer to her fourth overall World Cup championship Saturday, teaming with Sylvia Hoffman for her third victory of the season and extending her series points lead. Humphries and Hoffman finished their two runs in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds for an extremely...

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....

Kaillie Humphries, formerly of team Canada but now representing The United States, warms up a training run for the women's World Cup bobsled event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Competition begins on Saturday. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Welcome back: Humphries wins her debut bobsled race with USA

Dec. 7, 2019 6:24 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries’ World Cup bobsled debut for the United States was a winning one. The former Canadian bobsled star won this season’s women’s opener on Saturday, posting the fastest time in both heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York for her 23rd career World Cup victory...