Schenectady’s Eddie Rimkus was a member of the gold medal winning U.S. Olympic bobsled team in St. Moritz, Switzerland in 1948. He was 34 years-old. Rimkus ran track and played football and basketball for Mont Pleasant in the early 1930s. He went on to St . Lawrence University where he continued his football career. He was inducted into the university’s Hallof Fame.