Team USA bobsled driver Steven Holcomb dies

Steven Holcomb won two bronze medals in Sochi after a gold at the Vancouver Games.

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  • Steven Holcomb drove the US to a rare gold medal in the four-man event in 2010
  • He was found dead at the US training center for winter Olympic athletes

(CNN)Steven Holcomb, who piloted the US No. 1 four-man bobsled to Olympic gold in 2010, was found dead Saturday morning in his room at the US training center in Lake Placid, New York, the US Olympic Committee said.

He was 37 years old. No cause of death was given.
"Steve was a tremendous athlete and even better person, and his perseverance and achievements were an inspiration to us all," United States Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Steve's family and the entire bobsledding community."