Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Bobsleigh’ Category

Canadian Olympian Chris Spring lives in a van

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Canadian bobsled pilot Christopher Spring decided at the end of the summer that he was going to dramatically change his lifestyle. He sold his car, got rid of the majority of his belongings and purchased a GMC Savannah van, which he now calls home.

Alysia Rissling hopes Heather Moyse can push her into the Olympics

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Bobsleigh Alyssia Rissling

It's still too early to measure Heather Moyse's impact since officially returning to bobsleigh. But her new pilot, Alysia Rissling, is grateful to have the two-time Olympic gold medallist in her sled as she looks to qualify for her first Winter Games in February.

Kaillie Humphries ‘surprised’ by Heather Moyse’s bobsleigh return

Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Two-time Olympic bobsleigh champion Kaillie Humphries says her initial reaction was “surprise” after learning her longtime former brakeman Heather Moyse was making a comeback to the sport.

2-time Olympic gold medallist Heather Moyse making bobsleigh comeback

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Heather Moyse is returning to the track. Bobsleigh Canada announced Monday night that Moyse, a two-time Olympic champion, will be making a comeback, but the 39-year-old brakeman stressed her intention is to help young athletes and not reunite with her longtime partner Kaillie Humphries.

Kaillie Humphries is still searching for the perfect start

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

By her lofty standards, it was a rough season for Kaillie Humphries. That's why the Canadian bobsleigh star will continue auditioning brakemen until the 11th hour as she prepares to put her Olympic title on the line.

German sleds split 4-man bobsleigh world title

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Francesco Friedrich and Johannes Lochner were both declared world champions in four-man bobsled on Sunday when they couldn't be separated after four runs.

Canada’s Kripps, Lumsden slide to silver at bobsleigh worlds

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Canada's Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden captured silver on Sunday at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.

Canada’s Kripps, Lumsden sit 2nd at bobsleigh worlds

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Germany Bobsleigh Worlds

The Canadian duo of Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden sit in second place at the halfway point at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.

Canada’s Humphries, Lotholz sit 2nd at bobsleigh worlds

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Germany Bob Worlds

Canada’s Kaillie Humphries has put herself in position to win her third world title. Humphries and brakeman Melissa Lotholz raced to a two-run time of one minute, 43.16 seconds on Friday to sit in second place at the world bobsleigh championships in Königssee, Germany.

Kaillie Humphries is the hunter and the hunted

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

She's the back-to-back Olympic women's bobsleigh champ and the current World Cup leader, but Kaillie Humphries knows her hopes of a three-peat rest on whether she can beat a fierce rival who's also a good friend.