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How Olympic Bobsledders Prepare for the 100 MPH Drop (VIDEO)

U.S. Men's Bobsled Team Drivers Sound Off: Winter Games Insider
We're only three days away from the kick off to the Winter Olympics in Sochi! AOL exclusively caught up with Steven Holcomb and Nick Cunningham from the Men's Bobsled team to find out what it takes to be an Olympian. We got the inside scoop on what they eat before their runs, how they prepare for the events and we even got them to reveal what's in their carry ons.
AOL wishes the Bobsled team good luck in Sochi and you can too by tweeting to the athletes here.

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David Semnacher February 20 2014 at 10:13 AM

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Joel February 16 2014 at 1:29 PM

I am an Auditor, and I believe the Medals Count Table does not present fairly the true value of the players' accomplishment. In the Medals Count Table (per Los Angeles Times -Feb. 16th), equal weight of one (1) point is given to the Gold, Silver and Bronze. As of Feb. 16th, Russia is first (15 medals, 4 golds), Netherlands and USA are tied with 14 medals (both with 4 golds). Norway -4th (13 Medals), and Germany, 5th with 12 Medals (7 golds).

I believe, the Gold and Silver medals should be given a higher weight than the Bronze medal. For example:

1. Gold = 3 Points
2. Silver = 2 Points
3. Bronze = 1 Point

If the above scoring system was to be applied, those countries with a high number of gold medals, but shown lower in ranking (e.g. Germany, Switzerland and Poland (4 medals, all golds), would be adjusted upward of the ranking table.

The Medals Count Table should be presented in two versions: (1). Medal Counts, and (2) Weighted Medal Count.

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jjatkelly February 18 2014 at 9:14 PM

In my opinion only gold medals should be counted. After all they were the winners. Sure, go ahead and award silver and bronze, it still takes amazingly strenuous and fastidious training and practicing to even get to compete in the Olympics but the emphasis at that level is WINNING! The silver and bronze winners should still be celebrated but as far as medal count, only the gold should be counted. What if some country (as far fetched as it may sound) won 30 or 40 bronze medals but no gold or silver? Would they still beat out a country that won 29 or 39 golds?

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Clayton February 13 2014 at 4:37 PM

Lets go bobsledders @ hockey teams win us something everyone else seems to be out performing themselves

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faymerideth February 10 2014 at 11:09 AM

just want to know if the medeals are soilded or layered

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sstephens8 February 06 2014 at 9:48 AM

Best wishes to all the USA athletes. Do your best and enjoy your time at these Olympics.

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grlsrm200 February 05 2014 at 10:59 AM

Love our teams. good luck and win the gold. God bless.

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Alex February 05 2014 at 10:58 AM

I think they are safer to hold the winter games in Pyongyang then Sochi

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