Bobsled icon Forrest Morgan dies

Updated: November 12, 2012, 4:06 PM ET
Associated Press

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Forrest "Dew Drop" Morgan, a national bobsled champion and former manager of the U.S. Olympic team, has died.

His family said Monday that Morgan died Saturday at AMC-Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid. He was 90.

Born in Saranac Lake, N.Y., in 1922, Morgan attended the bobsled races at the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Olympics, getting a ride on the shoulders of American gold medalist Billy Fiske, and was hooked.

After serving as a bombardier in World War ...

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