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USA Bobsled holds national Fantasy Camp open to all

LAKE PLACID, New York — Park City and Lake Placid boast the only two Olympic-level bobsled/skeleton tracks in the United States. The May 1 deadline is rapidly approaching for the for the USA Bobsled Skeleton (USABS) weekend warrior Fantasy Camp where you can ‘Train like an Olympian’ for a weekend.

The camp will take place June 1-4 at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center. Participants will have the opportunity to join the USA Bobsled/Skeleton Foundation for a three-day immersive experience where they will live the life of a USA Olympic athlete.

This is an experience for everyone, regardless of your fitness level. The Fantasy Camp offers its participants an opportunity to experience the thrill of being a world-class bobsled/skeleton athlete. Designed to mirror a high-performance Olympic training camp environment, participants train at state-of-the-art facilities in Lake Placid, NY.

Participants will learn from the best, receiving training through drills with world-class athletes, competition, video analysis, and educational seminars. After being fitted with official USABS gear, attendees will get to live and push alongside current and former top-ranked elite USA Bobsled/Skeleton athletes.

This opportunity includes lodging accommodations at the Olympic and Paralympic Training Center, meals, and a weekend filled with fun and camaraderie. As this is a fundraising event for USA Bobsled/Skeleton Foundation, a non-profit organization, a portion of the registration fee will be tax deductible.

  • On-ice training at the one and only, state-of-the-art ice house push track
  • Instruction from Olympians including proper start, steering, and racing techniques with a strong emphasis on safety
  • On-ice training at the one and only, state-of-the-art ice house push track
  • Instruction from Olympians including proper start, steering, and racing techniques with a strong emphasis on safety
  • Housing at the United States Olympic safety and Paralympic Training Center in Lake Placid
  • Tour of newly renovated Olympic & Paralympic Museum
  • Video review of sliding session with coaching staff
  • Official USABS gear
  • Quality time with Olympians and Coaches

Meet the coaches:

  • CURTIS TOMASEVICZ

Director of Sport Performance and former Bobsled Push Athlete Curtis the current Director of Sport Performance and a former bobsledder, college football player. Curt is also a professor at The University of Nebraska. He is a 3-time Olympian bobsledder with gold and silver medals. 
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  • ARON MCGUIRE

CEO of USA Bobsled/Skeleton and former bobsled push athlete, McGuire has been the CEO of USA Bobsled since 2020. He previously served as the senior director of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Centers, and held several different positions within USA Track and Field. Aron was a member of the USA National Team, and competed for Team USA at the World Cup and World Championships

  • MORGAN TRACEY

Director of operations and former skeleton athlete, Tracey is an attorney and a former United States Skeleton athlete. Tracey competed and won medals across the world for Team USA before joining the USABS staff.

  • HUNTER CHURCH

A current USA Bobsled/Skeleton Athlete, Church is a proud member of the USA Bobsled National Team. Church has competed at the highest level of bobsled since 2017. He competed in the Beijing 2022 Olympics.

  • JOSH WILLIAMSON

A current USA Bobsled/Skeleton Athlete, Williamson is a 2022 Olympian, World Cup Medalist, and Division 1 Lacrosse Player. Williamson has competed on the World Cup circuit since 2019. He identifies as a lover of all things strength, speed and power.

  • KAYSHA LOVE

A current USA Bobsled/Skeleton Athlete, Love is an American Olympic Bobsledder and former collegiate sprinter. A two-time Second Team All-American in track and field, Love competed in the 2022 Olympics as a push athlete, but has since taken up a driver’s seat on the development team.

  • RILEY TEJCEK

A current USA Bobsled/Skeleton Athlete, Tejcek is a first lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and a pilot for Team USA’s National Bobsled Team. She has competed for three seasons competitively now and was named the 2021 Marine Athlete of the Year.

Lake Placid is home to the Olympic Training Center and the only indoor push track for bobsled/skeleton in the United States. A $74 million investment at Mount Van Hoevenberg is the Mountain Pass Lodge. The home to America’s only refrigerated bobsled and skeleton start track, as well as the sprint track and an extensive weight room. Fantasy Camp attendees will experience the sport firsthand as they make their way down the one and only indoor
push track.

Guests will experience a performance-driven environment at the best training venue in the world, and then rest and recover in peaceful and comfortable accommodations on the same property.

COST: $6,250 per athlete

Includes: accommodation on-site, meals, transportation to/from Albany airport 
Does not include: flight
Must be 18 years or older
Capacity is limited to 16 participants

The proceeds will support the USA Bobsled Skeleton Foundation’s mission to raise funds to support the needs of USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USABS) athletes, as they work to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote and grow the sports of bobsled and skeleton in the United States. Interested parties should contact: info@usabsfoundation.com

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