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USA I still believes it's team to beat

Updated: February 27, 2010, 12:48 PM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- For months, the USA I bobsled team of Steven Holcomb, Steve Mesler, Justin Olsen and Curt Tomasevicz has been saying it believed it was the team to beat in the Olympic four-man bobsled competition.

Olsen, in particular, repeated the refrain, convinced his position did not add pressure to a team trying to break a 62-year gold-medal drought for the United States. Olsen held to his position even though the great German bobsledder Andre Lange would be retiring ...

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