Monobob’s first Olympic champion is Humphries, who varnished off an astonishingly easy win at the Beijing Winter Olympics Games on Monday. In 4 minutes, she finalized four runs, 19.27 seconds to continue a gold-silver varnish for the U.S. women’s event, while Elana Meyers Taylor, with a teammate, placed second. Canada-born Kaillie Humphries says, victor of the first-ever Olympic gold in the mono bob, she “never gave up” on herself.
After particle a harassment protest with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton (BCS) in 2018, it’s the third Olympic gold medal for the 36-year-old but; the first while on behalf of the US Humphries switched allegiances.
Humphries, after her success, said “A lot of possible thoughts were passing through my mind. To get here has been a voyage, and it hasn’t always been definite.
It’s not always that simple and easy. There are many ups and downs, and there are many horror thoughts in my mind.
Before protecting her title in Sochi 2014, Humphries triumphed her first gold medal in the two-woman bobsled occasion back in Vancouver in 2010.
However, bronze medal varnish in Pyeongchang in 2018, she fell into despair and alleged she was verbally and mentally harassed by her guider according to the Humphries statement.
Forwarded the case to a single investigator, she finally filed a protest with BCS, and the governing body said it instantly.
BCS said in a record in 2019, “Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton abode Kaillie’s blames extensively seriously.
In our sport, we will try to make a contested environment for everyone, “Investigating these blame to their fullest was our priority to make sure a safe training.