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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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Emergency services were called to the bobsleigh track in Calgary, which was used in the 1988 Winter Olympics and featured in the 1993 film Cool Runnings, at around 1.30am on Saturday.
The sponsorship, which first began in November 2009, has been extended for another year and will include sponsorship at the Bobsleigh World Cup, World Championships, Europa Cup, World Junior Championships and the British Bobsleigh Championships.
AN RAF serviceman is dreaming of Olympic glory after excelling with the Great Britain bobsleigh team.
And Cpl McLaughlin's rise to the top of his sport has been almost as rapid as the bobsleigh he races.
A TYPICAL day at a training camp for the bobsleigh team starts early and will follow a heavy schedule.
2pm-4pm: Training weight training or sprint drills 4pm-7pm: Four-man loading drills and sled preparation work (runner cleaning, bobsleigh alignment etc).
The sponsorship deal with the British Bobsleigh Association runs for a year and includes the run-up to the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games next February.
The British bobsleigh team is one of Britain's top medal hopes at the Winter Olympics.
The British bobsleigh team of 24 sportsmen and women includes Yorkshire girl, Nicola Minichiello, who is both part of the mixed team and captain of the women's team.
"Bobsleigh is an amazing sport and Britannia Rescue is a great company for us to be connected with."
Bobsleigh, luge and some women's downhill will be held at San Sicario.
Police and paramedics were called to the bobsleigh track in Calgary, which was used in the 1988 Winter Olympics and featured in the 1993 film Cool Runnings, at around 1.30am on Saturday.
Partway down, the group hit a large gate used to separate the bobsleigh and luge tracks."
The Winter Olympics will be held in February 2014 in Sochi, Russia, and the Russian National Sliding Centre bobsleigh track is claimed to be the most challenging yet by official Olympic reports.
Gary Anderson, The Great Britain Bobsleigh team's Olympic performance director, has worked closely with 3M in order to exchange ideas and share his ambitions for the 2014 Winter Games.