Eric Bernotas; Photo: Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton/Twitter

Calgary (RWH) Eric Bernotas ist the new head coach of the Canadian skeleton athletes. The national federation Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton announced this decision via Twitter.

The now 48-year-old was skeleton athlete for the US team, attended the Olympic Winter Games 2002 and 2006. In 2007, he finished second in Overall World Cup and World Championships.

Eric Bernotas coached the British skeleton athlete from July 2014 to April 2019 . Amongst others, he celebrated World Championships Gold for Lizzy Yarnold in 2015 as well as an historic hat-trick of medals at 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games in South Korea as Lizzy Yarnold became Olympic Champion for the second time and both Laura Deas and Dom Parsons won bronze. ©RWH2020

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Eric Bernotas after his last race with the British skeleton team (BMW IBSF World Championships 2019, Whistler) - Photo: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis

Eric Bernotas GBR end of coaching 2019

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