Medals go to athletes from eight nations
Park City (RWH) Skeleton ahlete Leslie Stratton wrote sport history as the first athlete from Sweden to win an IBSF race. The 26-years-old, who competed in Bobsleigh and Skeleton sports for the USA until the current 2018/2019 season, won the first race to IBSF North American Cup in Park City (USA) ahead of US Athletes Kelly Curtis and Sara Roderick. Curtis then won the second race in Women’s Skeleton with Stratton and Michelle Toukan (USA) finishing second and third, respectively.
Andrew Blaser from USA in Men’s Skeleton, Rudy Rinaldi/Boris Vain (MON) in 2-man Bobsleigh and Britons Mica McNeill/Montell Douglas in 2-woman Bobsleigh emerged victorious in both respective North American Cup races in Park City with the medals going to athletes from eight nations (AUS, CAN, CHN, GBR, MON, SUI, SWE, USA).
The IBSF North American Cup in Park City concludes with two 4-man Bobsleigh races on November 21, the next NAC event is scheduled for Lake Placid (USA, November 30 – December 3). ©RWH2018
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