US bobsled among 6 to crash; no serious injuries
WHISTLER, British Columbia – Six bobsleds, including one from the United States, have crashed during the first two heats of Olympic four-man bobsled.
Bobsleds from Austria, Russia, Slovakia, Japan and Britain also crashed Friday – all in turn No. 13. There were no serious injuries.
John Napier, in the USA-2 sled, lost control during his second run. The sled overturned in the notorious curve nicknamed “50-50.”
Napier and his teammates appeared uninjured after being helped from their sled. The bobsled slid through the last three curves on its side and crossed the finish line.
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