Keep the Flame Alive: The Podcast for Olympics Fans

Episode 8: Get to Know Bobsled

Release Date: November 9, 2017

Category: Bobsled | Podcast

We’re starting the first of our deep dives into specific Olympic sports–and you’re in for a great ride. We’re talking bobsled, which for this Olympics is going to be especially interesting, as Team USA is going into the Games clouded by a shadow of tragedy with the recent unexpected death of Olympic gold medalist Steven Holcomb.

We talk with US Brakeman/Olympic hopeful Lauren Gibbs and US Pilot/two-time Olympian Nick Cunningham about the finer aspects of the sport, and how much more expensive it is to drive a bobsled rather than push one. Plus, an update on our bobsledder Josh Williamson, the craziness that’s happening in Team GB bobsled, and bobsled trivia!

If you’re interested in the GoFundMe pages we mention on the show, here they are:

You can keep up with Lauren on Insta and with Nick on Twitter.

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