Uncool Runnings

Jamaican bobsled team loses luggage, misses training

Watts and Dixon take the Jamaican sleigh to Sochi.     Photo: Courtesy of the Jamaican Bobsled Team

The sled is in Sochi. The athletes are in Sochi. But the rest of the equipment—the blades, the uniforms, etc.—that the two-man Jamaican bobsled team needs to train with? It got lost on its way to Russia, the BBC reports.

"It's really frustrating," says driver Winston Watts, who has competed at three Games. "We have just got all the funding together and have arrived at the Olympics—but then this happens."

The mix-up was due to changes in a connecting flight change when the weather took a turn for the worse. The team hopes to take part in training by Thursday. 

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