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Catching Up with U.S.A. Women's Bobsled Team Member, Lauren Gibbs

“You’re big, you should bobsled”, little did I know how much that statement would change my life. At 32 years old I am finishing up my second season on the USA Women’s Bobsled Team. Bobsled is a sport that requires a great deal of power and speed. You have to be able to move a heavy object quickly while running down hill on ice, just before jumping in for the ride of your life. I still remember my first trip down the Lake Placid track, known for being one of the most complex tracks in the world; it delivers one of the more violent rides for those crazy enough to take it on. The experience is often described as being...

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