Lake Placid (RWH) The last IBSF Women’s Monobob training and race event in the 2018/2019 winter takes place this week (April 8-13) in Lake Placid (USA).
Following a training week with coaches and sleds provided by the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF), female bobsleigh pilots from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain and Jamaica will conclude the program with two races on April 12 + 13 at the Mt. van Hoevenberg Sliding Track.
In July 2018, the International Olympic Committee IOC decided to include Women's Monobob in the Olympic program and the athletes will make their first Olympic appearance at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing (CHN). In the 2018/2019 season, the IBSF scheduled eight training and race events in this new discipline in Europe, the USA and Canada with athletes from 14 nations taking part. ©RWH2019