Brakeman for the USA National Women's Bobsled Team, Lauren wants those interested to follow her journey to the 2018 Winter Olympics!
Lauren Gibbs was born in Los Angeles, California on March 2, 1984. Gibbs has a Bachelor’s of Arts from Brown University. Upon graduation, she continued her education at Pepperdine University, obtaining her Master’s in Business Administration. While at Brown, Gibbs was a four-year member of the volleyball team. Her awards included All-Ivy League Academic, Second Team All-Ivy League and team captain, with more than 1,000 career kills.
She was first introduced to the sport of bobsled by Jill Potter, a member of the USA National Rugby Team. She had mentioned Gibbs’ power lifting numbers to Elana Meyers Taylor and suggested that she try out for the team.