Bobsleigh in Switzerland 

The length of each race is only a few seconds long 

The sport is played by starting at a standing start line. Then the team members push the bobsleigh for up to 150 ft. Then the sled is steered along the ice track. 

The amount of players involved at a time are groups of 2 or 4 players. 

Bob sleighing originated in the 1880's in Upstate New York and at ski resorts in the Swiss Alps.   

The type of equipment used for the sport are a high tech sled and a helmet

Bobsleigh is an Olympic sport.

The length of the St. Moritz track in Switzerland

is 1,722 (m). 

Bobsleigh is scored by adding together the 4 run times that that that team takes.  

The tracks have changed since the sport originated. The track has gone from the street to a luge track. The sleds have evolved from 2 skeleton sleds attached together by a board, to high tech bobsleighs. 

The strategy of the game is to 

A major penalty in Bobsleigh is having your sleigh and people weigh too much. The max weight is 720 lbs.

The strategy of the bobsleigh is to steer it along an ice track and getting the fastest time possible.

Citations  

"Bobsleigh." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobsleigh>.


"Switzerland: Bobsleigh History." Vancouver Blog Miss 604 RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016. <http://www.miss604.com/2010/01/vancouver-2010-bobsleigh-history.html>.


 The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Bobsledding." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016. <http://www.britannica.com/sports/bobsledding>


"List of Bobsleigh, Luge, and Skeleton Tracks." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 18 Apr. 2016. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bobsleigh,_luge,_and_skeleton_tracks>.


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