Athletes The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh  

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Bobsledding - or bobsleighing - is a beloved sport that remains a longstanding staple of the Winter Olympics. Some of the toughest athletes out there honor their countries by manning a bobsled down tough slopes to score points. Almost every one of these historically significant bobsled Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. However, only one of these names can be crowned the best player in bobsled. Who out of these tough-as-nails bobsledders deserves the top spot? Help decide by casting your vote below?

From American athletes to bobsledders from Russia, Germany, and other countries, we've cataloged an extensive list of notable bobsledders who - at one point or another - were at the top of their field. Both famous male and female bobsledding teams are considered. 

Peruse this list and give and up vote to the best players to help answer the question, "Who is the best bobsleigh competitor of all time?"

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Kaillie Humphries is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Canada Kaillie Humphries is a Canadian bobsledder. Humphries is the reigning Olympic champion in the two-woman at the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2014 Winter Olympics. With her victory in 2014 she ...more

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Elana Meyers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Elana Meyers Taylor, née Meyers is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2007. Born in Oceanside, California, Meyers was raised in Douglasville, Georgia and is a graduate of The ...more

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Alexandre Zoubkov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Russia Aleksandr Zubkov is a Russian bobsledder.

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Bill Schuffenhauer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Bill Schuffenhauer is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2000. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won the silver medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002.

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Duncan Harvey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Australia Duncan Harvey is an Australian bobsledder.

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Nick Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Nick Cunningham is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2008. Nick Cunningham is a Sergeant in the New York Army National Guard in the 1156 ENG CO. Vertical, and his job is a ...more

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Steven Langton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Steven Daniel Langton is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2007. On February 19, 2012 Steven Langton with pilot Steven Holcomb won the two-man event at the 2012 FIBT World ...more

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Oskars Melbārdis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Latvia Oskars Melbārdis is a Latvian bobsledder who has competed since 2006. He started his career as a brakeman, most notably competing along Jānis Miņins, however starting from 2010–11 season ...more

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Steven Holcomb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Steven Holcomb is an American bobsledder who has competed since 1998. At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, he won the 4-man bobsled event for the United States, its first gold medal in that event ...more

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Todd Hays is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Todd Hays and raised in Del Rio, Texas is an American bobsledder who competed from 1994 to 2006. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won the silver medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake ...more

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Valerie Fleming is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Valerie Fleming is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2003. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, she won a silver in the two-woman event with teammate Shauna Rohbock. Fleming also ...more

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Thomas Hicks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Thomas Hicks United States of America Thomas A. Hicks was an American bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s. He won a bronze medal in the four-man event at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

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Jamie Moriarty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Jamie Moriarty is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2006. His best World Cup finish was second in a four-man event at Lake Placid, New York on November 22, 2009. It was announced on ...more

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Christopher Spring is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Australia, Canada Christopher Spring is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2008. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he competed for his country of birth, Australia and finished 22nd in the two-man event.

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Steve Mesler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Steven Michael "Steve" Mesler is a former American bobsledder and 3-time Olympian, World Champion, and Olympic Gold Medalist. He is the co-founder, President and CEO of the ...more

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Michelle Rzepka is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Michelle "Mickie" Rzepka is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2007. Her best event finish in the Bobsleigh World Cup is third at Whistler, Canada on February 6, 2009 where ...more

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Dawid Kupczyk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Poland Dawid Andrzej Kupczyk is a Polish bobsledder who has competed since 1997. Competing in four Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 14th in the four-man event at Vancouver in 2010. Kupczyk ...more

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Jeremy Bottin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Monaco Jeremy Bottin is an Olympic Bobsleigh athlete from Monaco.

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Pierre Lueders is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Canada Pierre Fritz Lueders is a Canadian Olympic, world and World Cup champion bobsledder who competed from 1990 to 2010. He piloted both two-man and four-man bobsleigh, retiring after the 2010 Winter ...more

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Mike Kohn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Michael "Mike" Kohn is an American former bobsledder who has competed since 1990. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake City in ...more

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John Napier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America John Napier is an American bobsledder.

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Shauna Rohbock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Shauna L. Rohbock is a soldier in the U.S. Army National Guard, an Olympic medal-winning bobsledder, and former professional soccer player. Rohbock was born and raised in Orem, Utah, and is a ...more

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Helen Upperton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America, Canada Helen Lesley Upperton is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2000. Upperton was born in Ahmadi, Kuwait as her parents involvement in the oil industry meant they traveled abroad. She ...more

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Shelley-Ann Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
Canada Shelley-Ann Brown is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since 2006. She was born in Scarborough, Ontario to Jamaican immigrant parents, and also raised in nearby Pickering, Ontario. ...more

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Justin Olsen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Bobsleigh
United States of America Justin Olsen is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2008. He won two medals at the 2009 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York with a gold in the four-man and a bronze in ...more