2014/2015 FIBT World Cup – Four-Man Bobsled – Race 6

From La Plagne, FRA As it was for most of the weekend, track conditions were an issue at the French track for four-man bobsled. Unlike the two-man race, the four-man race wasn’t remotely close coming into the second heat.  Oskars Melbardis held the lead by a solid .32 over Alexander Kasjanov.going into Run 2.

2014/2015 FIBT World Cup – Men’s Skeleton – Race 6

From La Plagne, FRA The week leading up to this weekend’s race in La Plagne has been a difficult one for the skeleton athletes, as due to weather there was only two training runs instead of the usual six.  After the first run of men’s skeleton, more sliding was canceled, this time due to poor ice…

2014/2015 FIBT World Cup – Women’s Bobsled – Race 5

From St. Moritz, SUI Cathleen Martini won gold last week in Königssee, and it looked like she might have the sled to beat again. Martini held a .08 advantage over teammate Anja Schneiderheinze going into the second run, but a sloppy run saw her drop well behind, giving the win to Schneiderheinze. Martini would settle…