A nasty rollover in the first heat of the men’s two-man bobsleigh—one of three this evening—saw British pilot John Jackson leave the sled and bounce along the ice at high speed on his back, producing a painful-looking set of bloody burns.
Then brakeman Dan Money, looking in his Union Jack-emblazoned uniform like the English answer to Captain America, was seen to run to the audience, hop a series of metal fences and lose himself in the crowd.
Money, soon spotted in full-bodied embrace with an obviously relieved woman, was comforting his wife Stephanie, causing the melting of the crowd’s weather-cooled collective heart.
The team won’t compete in the two-man, but both men say the track is fine. Still, Stephanie is likely happy to see the end of this event. The pair will return for the four-man races.