Mormon Olympian Updates: Snowboard, Skeleton, and Bobsled

by | Feb. 19, 2014

Saints & Sports

A trio of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints competed in the Winter Olympics during the Presidents Day weekend.

Men's skeleton

Canadian Eric Neilson came in 13th overall in the men’s skeleton race on Saturday. The 33-year-old’s combined time for his four runs was 3 minutes, 48.77 seconds and was 4.48 seconds behind the gold medal time. He was 8th after the first run.

Neilson’s silver helmet with a maple leaf design was noted as one of the creative ones among the racers.

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