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Ten New USA Bobsled Athletes Who Were Discovered On GMTM

Ten New USA Bobsled Athletes Who Were Discovered On GMTM

Following the social distancing mandates and travel restrictions made during the pandemic in the summer of 2021, USA Bobsled & Skeleton coaches were concerned about how they were going to find new...

ByScotty Jenkins | Fri Aug 26 2022
USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hosts Third Annual Digital Combine For Hopeful Olympic Athletes

USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hosts Third Annual Digital Combine For Hopeful Olympic Athletes

Coaches from the United States’ Olympic teams are serious about helping athletes from different backgrounds discover winter sports. And the return of the USA Bobsled Digital Combine makes it easier...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Sep 22 2022
How To Participate In The U.S. Aerials Ski Team Digital Combine On GMTM

How To Participate In The U.S. Aerials Ski Team Digital Combine On GMTM

If you’ve ever tried the sport of skiing, you’ve certainly felt the rush that comes when you speed down the mountain. Whether you spent your day in ski school or glided over the moguls on an expert...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Sep 29 2022
Bobsled Tryouts: Which other sports produce the best American bobsledders?

Bobsled Tryouts: Which other sports produce the best American bobsledders?

The U.S. National Bobsled Team is pretty unique when compared to the roster of other winter Olympic sports. This team is unique because it is composed almost entirely of athletes who came from a...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Dec 14 2022
Team USA Creates Community Hub For Winter Sports

Team USA Creates Community Hub For Winter Sports

Team USA and GMTM are partnering to create a Winter Sports Hub to allow high-performance staff, coaches and athletes to access educational resources, share information, and drive a Winter Sports...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Dec 29 2022
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Frequently Asked Questions: Team USA Winter Sports Community on GMTM

Frequently Asked Questions: Team USA Winter Sports Community on GMTM

This article was written to help athletes navigate the Team USA: Winter Sports hub on GMTM. To read more about the Winter Sports hub and how it will help hopeful Olympic athletes be discovered, check...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Dec 29 2022
Former BYU Volleyball player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Former BYU Volleyball player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Ten promising Olympic hopefuls were chosen by USA Bobsled and Skeleton to attend their January Rookie Camp. Each of the athletes was discovered after participating in the team's annual digital...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Jan 04 2023
Former Texas football player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Former Texas football player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Ten promising Olympic hopefuls were chosen by USA Bobsled and Skeleton to attend their January Rookie Camp. Each of the athletes was discovered after participating in the team's annual digital...

ByScotty Jenkins | Tue Jan 24 2023
Meet The Top Finishers At The 2023 USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Championships

Meet The Top Finishers At The 2023 USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Championships

LAKE PLACID, NY - The 2023 Skeleton Selection Races and the USABS National Championships for both Skeleton and Bobsled took place this weekend at Mt. Vanhoevenberg near Lake Placid. Four total heats...

ByAbby Slenker | Thu Mar 30 2023
Aerials Project Gold: U.S. Freeski Looks For Top Junior Skiers on GMTM

Aerials Project Gold: U.S. Freeski Looks For Top Junior Skiers on GMTM

U.S. Ski and Snowboard is investing time into the thousands of elite junior freeski athletes working towards their podium dreams. In a new pathway to their Aerials Project Gold Camps, the coaches at...

ByTiffany Allen | Mon May 01 2023
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USA Skeleton athlete Mystique Ro finishes career year with eight first-place finishes

USA Skeleton athlete Mystique Ro finishes career year with eight first-place finishes

The United States Bobsled & Skeleton team has an exciting young talent in Mystique Ro. The 29-year-old from Nokesville, Virginia earned a career-high eight gold-medal finishes in her 2022-2023 season...

ByTiffany Allen | Tue May 23 2023
18-Year-Old Aerials Ski Athlete Uses GMTM To Ramp Up His Olympic Journey

18-Year-Old Aerials Ski Athlete Uses GMTM To Ramp Up His Olympic Journey

Ashton Salwan has seen a lot in his 18 years. Ahead of his upcoming birthday at the end of June, Salwan has already competed in six different countries in international competition. And despite his...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Jun 07 2023
Virtual World Flip League: Elevating Aerial Athletics Through Innovation

Virtual World Flip League: Elevating Aerial Athletics Through Innovation

In a world characterized by continuous technological advancements, traditional sports organizations are leveraging digital platforms to evolve their events and engage a wider range of participants....

ByTiffany Allen | Mon Aug 28 2023
Lillis First at U.S. Freestyle Ultimate Airwave Summer Grand Prix

Lillis First at U.S. Freestyle Ultimate Airwave Summer Grand Prix

Over the weekend, the best aerials athletes in the world spent the day stunning the crowd at the 2023 U.S. Freestyle Ultimate Airwave Competition and Olympic champion Chris Lillis took home...

ByLeann Bentley | Tue Aug 29 2023
Betting on Bobsled: The Pursuit of an Olympic Dream

Betting on Bobsled: The Pursuit of an Olympic Dream

A Family-Friendly Wager The Mangolds are a close knit family with a strong presence in the Eureka, Illinois community. Charles’ family owns a local car dealership, where he’s worked throughout...

ByLaura Luzzi | Tue Oct 17 2023
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Ole Miss Rebel to Olympic Hopeful: Elliot Markuson’s Remarkable Path to Team USA

Ole Miss Rebel to Olympic Hopeful: Elliot Markuson’s Remarkable Path to Team USA

Passion fuels action, which was apparent from the minute Elliot Markuson, Team USA Bobsled athlete, began speaking with me. Elliot had a unique upbringing, which afforded him the opportunity to be...

ByLaura Luzzi | Mon Nov 27 2023