Bobsledding

U.S. World Champion Bobsledder Dies At Lake Placide

Olympic bobsledder Steve Holcomb, a five-time world champion who piloted Connecticut-made four-man bobsleds to gold and bronze medals in the Vancouver and Sochi Olympics, was found dead Saturday in his room at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y. He was 37. The cause of death has not been determined. In 2010, Holcomb drove the Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project's "Night Train" sled, a collaboration of NASCAR legend Geoff Bodine and his friend and race car builder Bob Cuneo of Chassis Dynamics in Oxford, to the United States' first gold medal in the sport since 1948. Whelen Engineering in Chester helped finance the project and provided arts. Cuneo then...

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