Olympic officials announced today that the Jamaican Bobsled Team has qualified for the Olympics games for the first time in 12 years. The Winter Olypmics being on February 7. The Jamaican Bobsled two-man team will be competing for the first time in 12 years. Even though the two-man team has qualified, they still may not compete. The team faces an ongoing funding challenge.
The team’s sled driver Winston Watts told reporters he is trying to raise $80,000 over two weeks to cover travel expenses and equipment costs, as reported by CBS News. The team is crowdfunding to raise the money. See–> https://www.crowdtilt.com/campaigns/help-the-jamaican-bobsled-team-get-to-sochi?utm_content=buffer3f974&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer