The team of Kaillie Humphries and Chelsea Valois won the gold medal in the World Cup bobsled season-opener. The two finished ahead of the U.S. team of Lolo Jones and Jazmine Fenlator.
Humphries and brake-woman Chelsea Valois finished the two runs at Lake Placid in 1 minute, 54.86 seconds, 0.47 seconds ahead of Fenlator and Jones, a two-time Olympian in hurdles.
Finishing third were Elana Meyers and ,another U.S. track and field star, Tianna Madison. Madison won a gold medal at the London Olympics in the 4 x 100 relay.