Bobsleigh Olympic Champion Justin Kripps new technical coach in Canada, Photos: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis

Calgary (RWH) Bobsleigh Olympic Champion Justin Kripps (CAN) will rejoin the National Bobsleigh Team trackside as technical coach, the federation Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton announced.

In August, 35 year old Justin Kripps had announced his retirement as athlete. Justin Kripps' greatest success was Olympic gold in the 2-man bobsleigh at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games - with push athlete Alex Kopacz and tied with the German duo Francesco Friedrich/Thorsten Margis. In addition, the Canadian was the overall World Cup winner in the small sled in 2018 and won World Championships silver twice (2017 and 2019).

Justin Kripps' last race was the Olympic 4-man bobsleigh race at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. He won the bronze medal with Benjamin Coakwell, Cam Stones and Ryan Sommer.

>> Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton press release

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