Who Were the Members of the Original Jamaican Bobsled Team?


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The members of the original Jamaican bobsled team in 1987 were: Michael White, Dudley Stokes, Devon Harris, Frederick Powell and Clayton Solomon. White, Stokes, Harris and Powell travelled to the team's first international competition, the 1988 Calgary Olympics.

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At the Calgary games, Dudley Stokes and Michael White were the first team members to compete in the two-man event. After Powell was injured in a training run, Dudley Stokes' brother Chris was recruited to fill out the team for the four-man event. The original Jamaican team was coached by American Howard Siler, Jr., a former member and coach of the U.S. bobsled team.

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