Bobsleigh

Toby Olubi

Sport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 24 September 1987

Biography:

Gold and bronze medals in his first-ever international bobsleigh competition in 2013 set the tone for an impressive sporting career for Toby, who will make his Winter Olympic Games debut at PyeongChang 2018.

After missing much of the 2015-16 season through injury, Toby has firmly established himself as one...

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Ben Simons

Ben SimonsSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 13 November 1986

Biography:

Ben Simons, a keen skier and gifted athlete, will be competing in his second Winter Olympics in PyeongChang 2018.

After joining GB Bobsleigh in 2012, Ben competed in his first Winter Olympics at Sochi 2014, placing 19th for GB2 alongside Lamin Deen, John Baines and Andrew Matthews. He went on to finish...

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Olly Biddulph

Sport: Bobsleigh

Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2013

University of Bath Course of Study: Sports Performance

Biography:

Olly is a driver with the British Bobsleigh team, which has its headquarters at the University of Bath. He started studying for a Sports Performance degree in 2013 and was previously supported by a University of Bath Santander Sports Scholarship.

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John Jackson

John JacksonSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 11 April 1977

Occupation: Corporal in the Royal Marines Commando

Biography:

For a full biography profile, visit www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-team/directory/john-jackson

 

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Bruce Tasker

Bruce TaskerSport: Bobsleigh

Date of Birth: 12 September 1987

Occupation: Full-time athlete

Biography:

A former 400m runner, Bruce took up bobsleigh in 2010 and was one of the brakemen in the GB crew finishing fifth at the 2013 World Championships. He has since established his place in the GB squad with whom he trains at the University of Bath.

For a full biography profile, visit www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-team/directory/bruce-tasker

 

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