News Archive, Month: February 2009

Williams sixth in Park City

12 February 2009

Britain's Amy Williams finished sixth in the penultimate round of the 2008/9 Skeleton World Cup in Park City, the USA last night (Thursday). The result means the Bath-based athlete remains fifth overall in the series. This season's World Cup reaches its climax tonight (Thursday) with the final round - exactly one year to the day from the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. A week ago Williams achieved her best World Cup result...

Stars gear up for Bobsleigh Challenge

09 February 2009

The push-start track at the Sports Training Village is set to feature on the BBC 1 documentary Bobsleigh Challenge on Monday (16th February). The BBC put four former athletes through their paces in the challenge – Bath Bullet Jason Gardener, former decathlete Dean Macey, rugby World Cup winner Dan Luger and cyclist Craig MacLean. The quartet practised on the push-start track at the University of Bath before tackling the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games bobsleigh...

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