Bobsled

History in the making

Today Altis athletes Elana Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphries will make history as they become the first females to compete in a World Cup bobsled race against men in Calgary, Canada. Traditionally, only men have been allowed to compete in four-man bobsled events; but - following FIBT approval to make four-man bobsled gender-neutral in September - two-time Olympic gold medalist...

Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse Win Overall Bobsleigh World Cup Title

Altis Athlete Kaillie Humphries captured her second straight overall World Cup title with a bronze medal in the final race of the season in Konigssee, Germany on Sunday. 28-year-old Humphries, along with Heather Moyse, racked up their fifth podium of the season after clocking a combined time of 1:44.29. One of the most explosive teams out of the start, the...

Winter Sport Update – Kaille Humphries brings home gold

Altis athlete Kaillie Humphries won the World Cup bobsled race in St Moritz on Saturday with a superb second run, raising her from 10th position following her first run. Humphries and brake woman Heather Moyse posted a second-run time of 1 minute 08.15 which was 0.66 seconds better than their first run, delivering an overall time of 2 minutes 16.96...

Winter Sport Update – Altis Athlete Elana Meyers 2nd at Winterberg

Elana Meyers & partner Lolo Jones posted a greatly improved time in their second run in Winterberg on Sunday, moving them from overall fifth to second place in a time just one-hundredth of a second behind the leaders in the women’s Bobsled World Cup. For Meyers, an Olympic bronze medallist, this continued her streak of top-two finishes, making Winterberg her...

Altis Athletes Dominate Viesmann World Cup Bobsleigh Tour

Once again Altis athletes Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers dominated the Viesmann World Cup Bobsleigh Tour. Finishing one-two at both the start and finish of the latest stop on the circuit in Park City, Utah. After claiming a silver behind Humphries in Calgary last week, this time it was Meyers’ turn to come away the victor, while Humphries had to...

Altis launches Community Ambassador Program

Altis is pleased to announce the launch of its Community Ambassador Program. The athlete led scheme affirms our commitment to engage and support the local community, and allows us the opportunity to give something back, by positively impacting the aspirations of young people in the area. The inception of the Community Ambassador Program was inspired by the success of Classroom...

Winter sport update!

It was a successful season opener of the 2013-14 bobsled season, where Altis athletes Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers finished 1-2 in the first Viessmann FIBT Bob & Skeleton World Cup of the season in Calgary, Canada. Humphries - along with her 2010 Olympic Games-winning partner, brakewoman Heather Moyse - continued her dominance in the sport, finishing on the podium...

USA bobsled partnership

The World Athletics Center is very excited to announce it is partnering with the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Team to provide start-coaching services for the 2013-14 World Cup Season - culminating in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. With his extensive experience in the sports of bobsled and skeleton, World Athletics Center Performance Director and Sprint Coach...
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