Team Humphries, Team Kripps and Lonnie Bissonnette crowned Canadian Bobsleigh Champions
Calgary (RWH) Kaillie Humphries, Justin Kripps and Lonnie Bissonnette are the winners of the Canadian Bobsleigh Championships, taking place in Calgary.
Two times Olympic Champion Kaillie Humphries is Canadian Champion in two-woman bob and also won the inaugural Championship in four-woman bob. Pushed by Melissa Lotholz, Kaillie Humphries won the two-women race ahead of Alysia Rissling/Genvieve Thibault. Christine de Bruin/Catherine Medeiros claimed the final spot on the podium as third. One day later, two times World Champion Kailie Humphries with her team also won the first ever Canadian Championships in four-woman bob.
New Canadian Champion in two-man and four-man bob is Justin Kripps. With Jesse Lumsden in two-man bob, Kripps clocked the best overall time ahead of Chris Spring/Lascelles Brown and Nick Poloniato/Tim Randall. In four man bob, Team Nick Poloniato finished second ahead of Team Chris Spring.
The first ever Canadian Para-bobsleigh champion is World Champion and Overall World Cup winner Lonnie Bissonnette. Brian McPherson finished second, Armando Zavaleta was third. ©RWH2016
Justin Kripps, CAN - Photo: Charlie Booker
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