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.
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
7:30am-8:30am: Prepare bobsleighs for training runs (turn bobsleighs upside down and fit runners, each bobsleigh and runner carrier having a unique set-up).
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.
Britannia Rescue is ploughing thousands of pounds to try to help the men's and women's bobsleigh teams to glory early next year.
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.
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.