Tag: bobsled

Five Facts About Bobsleighing in Jamaica

Here are five facts about Jamaica’s bobsleighing history: Jamaica’s debut in bobsleighing at the Winter Olympics took place in 1988 at the games in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, which took place between February 13 and 28. That first team comprised Dudley Stokes, Michael

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7 Times We Reminded the World It Was Cool to Be Jamaican

It is a good time to be Jamaican. From music to sports to culture, Jamaica has made an indelible mark on the world stage. One just has to search for the hashtags #BobMarley70 or #KaciFennelShouldHaveWon on Twitter to see what a

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The Story of the Jamaican Bobsled Team

The image above shows one of the first newspaper articles written about Jamaica’s historic 1988 bobsled team of Devon Harris, Dudley Stokes, Michael White, and Nelson Stokes, who competed in that year’s Winter Olympics held in Calgary, Canada. As the two-man sled team of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 21, 2014

Canada Wants Weed – Medical Ganja Company Boss Says Country Would Purchase Jamaican Marijuana. Canada is willing to purchase marijuana from Jamaica, a lucrative deal that could potentially earn billions of dollars for the country on an annual basis… Read more

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It’s Official: Jamaica’s Bobsled Team Qualifies for Sochi Games

Below is the text of the official press release from the Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation on the team’s qualification: Below is the text of the official press release from the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on the team’s qualification: The Jamaican Bobsleigh

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