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The Jamaican Bobsleigh Federation Kicks off 2018 Campaign with Team Sellections, May 10, 2014, in Jamaica

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The Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation (JBF) has announced that it will be conducting team trials on Saturday May 10, 2014 at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport in Spanish Town, St Catherine, Jamaica.

The team selections will be open to men and women of Jamaican descent, 18-26 years of age. The aim is to select athletes with the explosive speed and power that can be developed into world-class bobsled athletes to represent Jamaica at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

“We are very excited about this year’s team selection.” beamed Secretary General of the Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation and member of the 1988 team, Devon Harris from his office in New York. “ This is the first time in our history, the team trials will be so widely publicized and we are looking forward to the opportunity to mine some of the best athletic talents Jamaica has to offer, not only from the island itself but from throughout the Diaspora.”, he continued.
Registration for the team trials will begin at 7:00 AM at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport, however, interested candidates can pre-register by sending an email to [email protected].  The trials proper will start at 9:00 AM.

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