History of the

Association

  • 2017

    World Championship bronze - skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins bronze at the World Championships in Konigssee

    World Junior Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Mica McNeill and Mica Moore take top spot in Winterberg

  • 2016

    Youth Olympic Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Kelsea Purchall wins bronze at the Youth Olympics in Lillehammer

    Youth Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Ashleigh Pittaway wins gold at the Youth Olympics in Lillehammer

    Best 2-man for 50 years

    Bruce Tasker & Joel Fearon finish 4th at the World Championships - the best 2-man result since 1966

  • 2015

    BBSA officially formed

    The BBSA officially becomes the governing body for bobsleigh and skeleton in Great Britain

    World Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins Gold, the four-man crew finish fifth and Laura Deas and Dom Parsons both come seventh in Winterberg

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold becomes European Champion in Igls

  • 2014

    Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins Gold in Sochi

    European Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    John Jackson, Joel Fearon, Stu Benson and Bruce Tasker secure Silver in Koenigssee

    World Cup Champion - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold is crowned overall World Cup Queen in Igls

  • 2013

    World Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman wins global Gold in St Moritz

  • 2012

    Youth Olympic Silver - Bobsleigh

    Mica McNeil and Jazmin Sawyers win Silver at the inaugural Youth Games in Innsbruck

  • 2011

    World Junior Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Paula Walker wins World Junior Championship Gold alongside Rebekah Wilson in Lake Placid

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman wins Gold in St Moritz

  • 2010

    Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Amy Williams wins the ultimate prize in Vancouver

    Merger agreed

    The merger of the British Bobsleigh Association and the British Skeleton Association is agreed in principle

  • 2009

    World Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Gillian Cooke are crowned World Champs in Lake Placid

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman takes Gold in St Moritz

  • 2008

    World Cup, World Champs and World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley becomes the first man to claim this unique treble

  • 2006

    Olympic Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman wins Silver in Turin

  • 2005

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley wins his second continental crown in Altenberg

    World Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Jackie Davies win Silver in Calgary

    World Push Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Jackie Davies take top spot at the World Push Championships

  • 2004

    World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley secures the first of his two World Cup titles

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley becomes European King in Altenberg

  • 2002

    Olympic Bronze - Skeleton

    Alex Coomber claims Bronze in the first-ever female skeleton competition at the Olympics

  • 2000

    Moved to Bath

  • 1998

    Olympic Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Sean Olsson, Dean Ward, Courtney Rumbolt and Paul Attwood win Bronze in Nagano

  • 1989

    British Bob Skeleton Association formed

    Athletes set up the first governing body for skeleton in Great Britain

  • 1964

    Olympic Gold - Bobsleigh

    Tony Nash and Robin Dixon claim Gold at the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck

  • 1948

    Olympic bronze - Skeleton

    John Crammond wins bronze in St Moritz

  • 1927

    British Bobsleigh formed

    British Bobsleigh is founded as the sport's governing body in New York in 1927

  • 1924

    Olympic Bronze - Skeleton

    David Carnegie wins a Bronze medal in Chamonix

    Olympic silver - Bobsleigh

    Ralph Broome, Thomas Arnold, Alexander Richardson and Rodney Soher win Silver at the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix