Antoine, O'Shea to lead US World Cup skeleton team
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine and former women's national champion Annie O'Shea are among the 10 sliders selected for this winter's USA Skeleton national team.
Antoine, Nathan Crumpton, O'Shea and Kendall Wesenberg were all picked for the World Cup tour. Antoine and O'Shea are veterans of that circuit; Crumpton and Wesenberg are headed there for the first time.
Olympic veteran Katie Uhlaender, two-time defending national champion Savannah Graybill and Megan Henry will be on the women's Intercontinental Cup team. Stephen Garbett, Mike Rogals and Kyle Brown were tabbed for the men's Intercontinental Cup circuit.
World Cup racing starts Nov. 27 in Altenberg, Germany. Intercontinental Cup racing starts in Lake Placid, New York, on Nov. 18.