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WCAP Soldier claims bobsled World Cup win


Last updated 1/11/2022 at 3:28pm

Viesturs Lacis / International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Foundation

Elana Meyers Taylor (left) and Spc. Lake Kwaza (right) claim a bobsled World Cup win Sigulda, Latvia, on Jan. 2. Kwaza and Meyers Taylor finished two runs in 1 minute, 41.88 seconds.

FORT CARSON – A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Fort Carson's World Class Athlete Program claimed her second bobsled World Cup victory in Sigulda, Latvia, Jan. 2.

Spc. Lake Kwaza, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, teamed with Elana Meyers Taylor for the women's two-man bob competition.

Together they finished two runs with a best time of one minute, 41.88 seconds, a mere .22 of a second faster than British duo Mica McNeill and Adele Nicoll and .24 of a second before the Canadian team of Christine de Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski.

"Since the day I took up Bobsled and made my first World Cup Team, my...

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