Prairie du Chien's Antoine named to '18 U.S. Olympic Skeleton Team

Matt Antoine is set to compete in his second ever Olympic Games. It was announced on Monday morning that the Prairie du Chien native officially made the 2018 U.S. Skeleton Team that will compete in the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

John Daly (Smithtown, N.Y.) joins Antoine as the male skeleton competitors for the United States.

"This is an experienced and talented group of athletes selected to the skeleton team and each is capable of bringing home a medal," said USABS CEO Darrin Steele in a press release. "They have grit and are determined to lay it on the line and give it all they've got in Korea, so we expect big things."

Antoine competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and won the bronze medal in his debut.

The Olympic bobsled and skeleton events are held in a four-heat format over two days of racing with two heats on each day. Men's skeleton will kick things off Feb. 15-16.


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