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Jamaican Bobsled Team Wins Webby, CrowdTilt Shares the Joy

Team Captain Winston Watts

Crowdtilt is proud to share that the Jamaican Bobsled Team has been recognized with a Webby Award for their ingenuity in using a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdtilt to fund their trip to the Sochi Olympics. Although the two-man bobsled team of Winston Watts and Marvin… Read More

Jamaican Bobsled Team at Sochi (Video)

Jamaican Bobsled Team at Sochi

#CoolRunnings2: The Jamaican Bobsled team that crowdfunded their way to the Olympics in Sochi did their qualifying rounds today and unfortunately did not make the final cut ending up in 30th place.  Only the top 20 advanced to the final and unfortunately it was not… Read More

Updated: Jamaican Bobsled Team is Going to Sochi. #CoolRunnings2 is a Go!

Team Captain Winston Watts

Well that did not take long. The crowdfunding campaign on Crowdtilt now stands over $105,000 on the goal of raising $80,000.  Dogecoin, a peer-to-peer digital currency, and their 1600 members put together a $30,000 donation which boosted the amount over the $100,000 level. “It is… Read More

Spontaneous Crowdfunding Raises Funds for Jamaican Olympic Bobsled Team

Official Photo of the Jamaican Bobsled Team

Sometimes reality is better than fiction.  In an interesting twist of events the Jamaican Bobsled team has just qualified for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Yes – that was a movie.  Cool Runnings hit cinemas in 1993 in a film about the first Jamaican Bobsled team… Read More

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