BMW celebrates Team USA two-man bobsled medals at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
BMW of North America, Official Mobility Partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) last week congratulated the US menâ€™s and womenâ€™s two-man bobsled teams for their medal-winning performances at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Team USA secured 3 medals in the two-man bobsled competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Game. The men’s team of Steve Holcomb and Steve Langton won a bronze medal, the 1st medal in the event since 1952, thereby ending a 62-year medal drought. The women’s team of Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams won silver and Aja Evans and Jamie Greubel won a bronze medal in the two-man bobsled event.
â€śBeing part of this historic U.S. bobsledding milestone has truly been an honor,â€ť said Michael Scully, Creative Director, BMW Group DesignworksUSA. â€śTo see both the U.S. men’s and womenâ€™s teams on the Olympic podium with three medals is both a career and personal highlight, and I’m extremely proud of the athletes’ achievements.â€ť
With more than 2 years collaboration with the USA Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF), BMW applied its engineering and design expertise to redesign a new two-man bobsled for Team USA at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
In October 2013, 6 new BMW US two-man bobsleds were delivered to Team USA completing of a project that replaced a 20-year-old platform.