Lake Placid (RWH) The federation USA Bobsled/ Skeleton (USABS) announced 2010 4-man bobsleigh Olympic Champion Curt Tomasevicz as the new Director of Sports Performance.
According to the USABS press release, Tomasevicz will be responsible for developing strategies to support athletes from recruitment to retirement. He will work closely with the head coaches and the performance staff to draft and execute the USABS High Performance Plan, develop annual schedules, and lead sports science, technology, and research projects. Tomasevicz will also work closely with the USABS Athlete Advisory Council to identify priorities to further support bobsled and skeleton athletes to achieve their goals in the sports.
Tomasevicz was a member of the 2010 Olympic 4-man bobsleigh team of pilot Steven Holcomb that broke a 64-year gold medal drought for the United States, winning gold in Vancouver. With Holcomb, he was also Olympic silver medallist in Sochi 2014 as well as 2009 and 2012 World Champion. Tomasevicz remained active, amongst others, as a member of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Athlete Advisory Council, and as an athlete representative on the USABS Board of Directors. ©RWH2021
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