Bobsled Coach Weighs in On Bloomquist’s Olympic Dream

Hold on Willie, Brian Shimer, coach of the Olympic men’s bobsled team, says making the transition from baseball to bobsledding might be more difficult than you think. Read this blog in the Kansas City Star.

In case you missed it, Port Orchard’s Willie Bloomquist and Kansas City Royals’ teammate Jason Kendall both expressed a desire to be bobsledders once their baseball careers come to an end. Here’s the original story by Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star.

Wonder what Bremerton’s Bree Schaaf, a member of hte women’s Olympic bobsled team, thinks about this? I’ve got a call into Bree and will let you know when I catch up with her.

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