THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Bobsled bonanza

After 62 years, US finally gets hands on gold

Steve Mesler, Steven Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz, and Justin Olsen are stars in stripes. Steve Mesler, Steven Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz, and Justin Olsen are stars in stripes. (Clive Mason/ Getty Images)
By John Powers
Globe Staff / February 28, 2010

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

WHISTLER, British Columbia - Babe Ruth was still alive, the Chicago Cardinals were the NFL champions, and the Studebaker was a hot car the last time the Americans won the Olympic gold medal in the four-man bobsled. (Full article: 742 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass