Photo by Capt. Daniel Columb, 1156th Engineers.
LAKE PLACID-- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Nick Cunningham, a member of the United States Bobsled Team and the 1156th Engineer Company, sets off on a run during competition here February, 17-19.
Cunningham placed ninth in the two-man sled races out of 29 sleds and finished at the number 13 spot in the four-man sled race. Cunningham, a member of the Army National Guard for two years was on the last Winter Olympics Team and is expected to compete in the next Winter Olympics.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
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