With one more perfect run down sliding's most difficult track, Steve Holcomb drove USA-1 to the Olympic gold medal in four-man bobsledding on Saturday, ending a 62-year drought for the Americans in the event.
American bobsledder Bill Schuffenhauer was detained and released by Canadian police after an argument with his fiancee.
Tonight, the Canadian and U.S. bobsled women made history, for its the first time in 87 Olympic sliding events that North America has swept the podium and won all three medals. Kaillie Humphries and Helen Upperton won gold and silver, respectively, and American driver Erin Pac took bronze.
Nearly 20 years after getting his first look at a bobsled - against his better judgment, it's worth pointing out - Bodine, a former NASCAR star, has turned into a huge part of the U.S. sliding program. This week, the sleds Bodine helped build are in the mix for Olympic medals at the Vancouver Games, further proving that his vision was one the Americans not only needed, but benefited from greatly.