African American Athletes in Sochi

 

Jazmine Fenlator

Jazmine Fenlator

Jazmine Fenlator became involved in the sport of bobsled in September of 2007. She ran track at Rider University where her coach encouraged her to try a bobsled camp after graduation. Her favorite sliding memory was competing in her first World Championships on home ice in Lake Placid, N.Y., where Fenlator's mother and sister attended the race. Just months earlier, the Fenlator family nearly lost their home in hurricane Irene.



SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 06: Jazmine Fenlator pilots the women's USA 3 bobsled during practice ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) 


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