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Olympic Bobsled. By Chris R. . How Much the Bobsled Weighs. A four person bobsled with the drivers have to weigh 1,500 pounds or 630 kilograms. A two person bobsled has to weigh860 pounds or 390 kilograms. The bobsled is 12 feet long. The Track & the Race.
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Olympic Bobsled By Chris R.

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How Much the Bobsled Weighs A four man sled with the drivers need to weigh 1,500 pounds or 630 kilograms. A two man sled needs to weigh860 pounds or 390 kilograms. The sled is 12 feet long.

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The Track & the Race The sled goes up to eighty miles for each hour. The track is 1,500 meters in length. The pushers push it fifty meters. There must be fifteen frigid wanders aimlessly.

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Players on the group In two men tobogganing there is one pusher or brakeman and one driver In a four-man sled there are three pushers and one driver The driver explores the sled, while the pushers give it vitality to move. Pusher pushes sled from beginning stage to 50 meters away and hops in. The riders would weave back and fourth to make the sled go as quick as could be allowed, this is the way the game got its name.

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Olympic diagram Germans and Swiss truly delivered the world\'s best bobsledders. Joining to win 19 out of the last 34 gold decorations. Joined States has not medaled in coasting since 1956. Bogdan Musiol won seven decorations one gold five silver and one bronze. Bogdan Musiol Bobsledded for The United States in 1956

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Origin of occasion The starting point of tobogganing is unverifiable. Some say it originated from the Algonquin Indians who found a less demanding approach to convey stacks in the snow in sleds. One story said that tobogganing started in the 1880s in Albany N.Y. Europeans guaranteed that it began in Switzerland where the principal toboggan race was held in 1883. Toboggan hustling resemble sledding just in the old times when they didn\'t have sleds.

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Bobruns There are just 16 Bobruns on the planet. Bobruns are the tracks in which tobogganing is played. The longest bobrun was 5,781 feet. The initially United States bobrun was implicit Lake Placid in the 1932 winter Olympics. The dividers of the bobrun are made of cement secured by ice snow and vast ice pieces.

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How to wind up a sled racer To ride a coaster you require a permit. To get one you need to pass a physical examination. At that point master drivers show them. On the off chance that they breeze through the driving test the are conceded their permit.

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Who will contend in toboggan races? In 2002 ladies began to get comfortable and acknowledged into the diversion. Men have been contending in these races since 1932. Sledding is an open game.

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Fastest times Men: 4 man Christoph Langen from Germany-2min.39 sec. (1998) Andre Lange from Germany-3min.7sec. (2002) Wolfgang Hoppe from East Germany-3min. 20sec. (1984) 2 man Christoph Langen from Germany-3min 10sec (2002) Wolfgang Hoppe from East Germany-3min. 25sec. (1984) Weder Acklin from Switzerland-3min. 30sec. (1994) Women: 2 ladies Jill Bakken from U.S.- 1min. 37sec. (2002)

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Bobsled Bodies of sled are regularly made of graphite or other lightweight materials. Body of the sled secures the riders and the guiding system. Streamlined outlines chop down wind resistance making quicker speed conceivable.

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Gear Tight body suits Hard plastic caps Goggles Reinforced gloves Spiked shoes

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Conclusion If you ever are keen on hustling a coaster you can go for the Olympics or simply get a permit and purchase a sled. Off you go.

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