"He always kind of brushed it off like nothing was the matter, because he knew once he got to the bottom and crossed the finish line he couldn't change it," Cunningham said. "So I tried to take a page out of his book."
Americans off to slow start in sliding, aim at turnaround →
U.S. bobsledder Nick Cunningham said "If dirty athletes are taken out, then clean athletes will prevail. That's what I hope."
Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected →