No Snow Show! Jamaican bobsledders in Sochi; their equipment, not so much

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February 5, 2014

After significant crowd-funding campaign raised the necessary money, the Jamaican bobsled team made it to the Sochi Olympics.

However, their equipment, including necessary runners (blades), shoes and other gear, did not.

“We didn’t have nothing — no equipment at all,” Jamaican bobsled pilot Winston Watts said of watching the baggage carousel spin and spin around just before midnight Tuesday at the Sochi International Airport. “There’s nothing I can do right now. I’m just going to leave it to the chef de mission to deal with it. I just want to concentrate on the track.”

via Jamaican bobsledders are in Sochi; their equipment isn’t.



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