Jamaica Bobsled Team completed their second run of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. After being behind the leader by 2:17 seconds in the 1st run; the team from the tropical island of Jamaica ran their 2nd heat in a time of 58.81seconds, giving them a total of 1:57:23; 4.41 seconds behind the leader. They were only a few seconds slower in their 2nd run than the 1st; but it was evident they didn’t get a clean run; bouncing around a few times. Brakeman Marvin Dixon speaks about what happened during the race that cause not so good run. The 3rd run is slated for Monday February 17th, 2014. Knowing that they had a few hiccups, there is a positive feeling in the air that they can correct the mistakes in the next 2 runs. Go Team Jamaica Bobsled!!
Jamaica Bobsled Team completed their first run of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The two man Jamaican team finish in a time of 58.42; this run was 2.17 slower than the current leader at the time of 56.25 posted by the Russian Federation Team.
Jamaica will sleigh off their opening run On February 16th, in race number 28 of the two man team bobsled event in the 2014 Winter Olympics; Sochi Russia. The two man team for Jamaica is Winston Watts,captain, a 6’0 stellar 46 year old pilot (driver) and 30 year old Marvin Dixon 5’9″ The third member of the team to make the trip is Wayne Blackwood, also accompanied by team official Paul Skog. The first of 4 runs for each team starts at 11:15am eastern time. Watts and Blackwood trained together.