bobsleigh

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formerly two short sleds coupled together

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a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

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And he says spending his winter as a bobsledder and his summers as an athlete is the perfect preparation for the Winter Olympics next year.
For example, all bobsledders are required to use identical metals for their runners.
The 31-year-old, who grew up in Longbridge before joining the army aged 19, is one of Britain's top bobsledders.
While very high-volume running at a fast pace was associated with hip OA in one study of elite runners as compared to bobsledders and sedentary controls, others find no difference in joint pathology between high-and low-volume runners.
For instance, compared to a group of under-performers, bobsledders and rowers who perceived that they had performed up to personal expectations, exhibited pre-performance mood profiles consistent with the iceberg profile (Hall & Terry, 1995; Terry, 1994).
Just look what an impact the black Jamaican bobsledders had on the staid European sport of winter games.
Kindred to Jamaican bobsledders, a team from North Dakota State University finished first in the Stock Class of the American Solar Challenge in July.
You might wonder what ski jumpers, biathletes and bobsledders do when the Olympics are over.
Bobsledders Jean Racine and Jennifer Davidson hear whoops and cheers, proving that they are, in their words, "the fastest chicks on ice.
Speedskaters spent last weekend shattering records at World Cup races at the Olympic Oval in Kearns while women skeleton and bobsledders, both new Olympic events, move into Park City this week for training.
The professional driver keeps the sled upright, but slamming through the curves at 70-plus mph while pulling several g's on the biggest turns leaves me with a sore neck, wobbly knees, and a healthy new respect for bobsledders.
Four daredevil bobsledders heave their sled forward, leap into its shell, and plummet down an icy slope.
Mexico's 1992 Winter Olympic team is made up of 10 Alpine skiers, one cross-country skier, two figure skaters and 10 bobsledders.
There are very few bobsledders in the country, partly because there is no way to train or to slide.
Women Bobsledders Jill Bakken and Vonetta Flowers raced down the bobsled track in Park City, Utah this week, they slid into Olympic history and brought American Skandia with them.