U.S. Army Athletes Participate in Bobsled Competition in Sochi

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Team USA bobsled driver Cory Butner and brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program drop from third to 11th place with a second run time of 57.11 seconds in the second of four heats in the Olympic two-man bobsled competition at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 16, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Team USA bosledder Cory Butner and Army Capt. Chris Fogt of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program post a start time of 4.89 seconds and finish the first heat of Olympic two-man bobsled competition with a time of 56.45 seconds at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 16, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Left to right: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Capt. Chris Fogt, WCAP and Team USA bobsled assistant coach U.S. Army 1st Lt. Mike Kohn, and USA-2 driver Cory Butner get set for the start of the third heat of the Olympic two-man bobsled event at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014. They finished 12th with four-run cumulative time of 3 minutes, 47.19 seconds.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Progam bobsled driver Steven Holcomb, right, and Steve Langton push USA-1 off the starting block in 4.92 seconds en route to a run of 56.41 seconds on their third heat of the Olympic two-man bobsled competition at the Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014. They took the bronze medal with a four-run cumulative time of 3 minutes, 46.27 seconds.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Capt. Chris Fogt, right, nears the finish of his fourth run aboard USA-2 with driver Cory Butner in Olympic two-man bobsled competition at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014. They finished 12th in the event with a four-run cumulative time of 3 minutes, 47.19 seconds.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb of Park City, Utah, celebrates his bronze medal performance with Team USA civilian brakeman Steven Langton of Melrose, Mass., in the two-man bobsled event at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia,  Feb. 17, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program duo of Sgt. Nick Cunningham, right, and Sgt. Dallas Robinson push USA-3 to a third-heat run of 56.98 seconds in the Olympic two-man bobsled event at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and USA-3 bobsled driver Nick Cunningham is first to congratulate USA-1 brakeman Steven Langton, who teamed with former Army program driver Steven Holcomb to win the Olympic bronze medal in two-man bobsled at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Russian bobsleigh brakeman Alexey Voevoda displays his vertical alongside driver Alexander Zubkov as they mount the podium to receive Olympic gold medals in two-man bobsleigh at Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 18, 2014.  Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Soldier Steven Holcomb, second from right, and Steve Langton claimed the bronze for Team USA, and the Swiss duo of Beat Hefti and Alex Bamumann, far left, took the silver.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb of Park City, Utah, and Steve Langton of Melrose, Mass., hoist the flowers and display their bronze medals during the Olympic two-man bobsled medal ceremony at Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 18, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Steven Holcomb, former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program soldier, bites his Olympic bronze medal for two-man bobsleigh at Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 18, 2014. Holcomb teamed with Steve Langton to claim Team USA's first medal in the event since the 1952 Olympic Winter Games in Oslo, Norway. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb makes second Olympic training run in the USA-1 four-man sled with the Army program's brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt and civilians Chris Langton and Curt Tomasevicz at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 19, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • The USA-1 quartet of former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program driver Steven Holcomb, Army program brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt, and civilian crewmen Steve Langton and Curt Tomasevicz start their final practice run for the Olympic four-man bobsled event in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 21, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and reigning Olympic four-man champion bobsled driver Steven Holcomb, far right, brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt, far left, and USA-1 crew members Steve Langton and Curt Tomasevicz begin their first heat of the Olympic four-man bobsled competition at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 22, 2014. The USA-1 quartet is in third place after one of four heats. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb's crew of Curt Tomasevicz, Steve Langton and brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt offer a double fist pump to indicate USA-1 is ready to begin the third heat of the Olympic four-man bobsled competition at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014. The bobsled quartet followed with a final run of 55.33 seconds to secure the bronze medal with a four-heat cumulative time of 3:40.99. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games four-man bobsled gold medalists from Russia watch Team USA step onto the podium to receive their bronze medals at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Feb. 23, 2014. From far right to left: U.S. Army Capt. Chris Fogt of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, Steve Langton, Curt Tomasevicz and former Army program bobsledder Steven Holcomb stand during the ceremony. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt displays his bronze medal after helping former Team USA bobsled driver Steven Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton finish third in the Olympic bobsled event at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014. The Russian quartet took the gold. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • The medalists for the four-man bobsled competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games gather on the stand at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Feb. 23, 2014. U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt kneels at right and former WCAP driver Steven Holcomb and Steven Langton stand. The gold medalists from the Russian Federation include Alexander Zubkov, Alexey Negodaylo, Dmitry Trunenkov and Alexey Voevoda. The silver medalists from Latvia include Oskars Melbardis, Daumants Dreiskens, Arvis Vilkaste and Janis Strenga.  U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps