Olympics Bobsleigh

Bobsleigh has been an Olympic event since the first Winter Olympics in 1924. It consists of four-man and two-man competitions and was made popular by the 1993 movie Cool Runnings.

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What famous athlete wears the number 6?

Wes Brown from Manchester United, a soccer/football club in England, wears the number 6. Franco Baresi who used to play for AC Millan, another soccer/football club, but is in Italy, wore the number 6.

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How much does a bobsled cost in 2010?

The USA 4 person bobsled was about $5000.00 this year according to the announcers, hope that answers your question =]

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Why do athletes wear cleats?

For better traction and grip on the field.

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What is better bobsledding or skiing?

There is no "better" in such a choice. There is only "I enjoy this sport more." Because of personality, physical condition, natural attributes of skill, strength and size one sport will fit every person better or worse,

Even watching the sport hs the same restrains on the viewer. The sport you understand, appreciate the techniques of, are trying to improve at or even know the participants in will always be more interesting.

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What did the athlete of Olympia wear?

I think they wore nothing

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Why is it called skeleton bob sled?

The skeleton and bobsleigh are different. The skeleton is only ridden by one person laying on his stomach going down the track head first. The bobsleigh is ridden by one, two, or four people; one person rides the sleigh laying on his back going feet first; two and four people ride the bobsleigh sitting down.

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Who were the 1980 us olympic bobsled team members?

Two Man: Howard Siler Jr and Dick Nalley finished 5th, Brent Rushlaw and Joe Tyler finished 6th.

Four Man: Bob Hickey, Willie Davenport, Jeff Jordan, and Jeff Gadley finished 12th, Howard Siler Jr, Joe Tyler, Dick Nalley, and Jeff Jost finished 13th.

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What teams is not a member of the mac akron Memphis Ohio Bowling Green?

Memphis is not a member of the MAC. They are in the C-USA.

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Why is the bobsled race a gravity run race?

Because there is nothing other than the bobsled and the men that propel it...

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How much equipment needed to go bobsledding?

a bobsled? I'm guessing .. lol

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Olympics Bobsleigh

What skills are needed to bobsled?

Run

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How much does an Olympic bobsled cost?

In 2010 Olympic games, the USA bob sled was about $5000.00 but it all depends on the structure and material of the sled, it could be more depending on the design

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What are the Olympic bobsleigh records?

There aren't records because in different places the courses are different lengths and have different corners and hills and things so there can't be a record for bobsleigh on the whole, but places probably have there own records but not very many people know them.

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Winter Olympic Games
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Who was the bob sledder who died in the Winter Olympics?

It wasn't a bobsled, it was a luge, a small single man sled. The man who died was Nodar Kumaritashvili, a Georgian on a practice run.

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What is the Bobsleigh?

It's the official name of the bobsled!

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Why is air resistance important in bobsledding?

Because if u have alot of air resistance it will slow u down i think so if u are really low and close to the ground there is less air resistance and u will go faster i think

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What is the cost of a bobsled?

well it depends. if you want a nice one then it is at least 10 to 50 bucks. it all depends what kind you want.

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Is bobsledding a sport?

Yes, bobsledding is a sport and men's two and men's four has been an Olympic event since the 1932 Games in Lake Placid. Women's two has been an Olympic event since the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City. The International Olympic Committee officially calls the sport 'bobsleigh'.

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What is the worldwide popularity of bobsledding?

Bobsleigh is a winter sport in which a two or four member team use a sled on an iced track. Bobsleigh is a high speed and risky sport in which a number of fatal accidents have taken place. This sport is exclusively played in Northern Hemisphere, specially in Europe, North America and Russia. Germany has been the most successful nation in bobsleigh.

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How much does a 4 man bobsleigh cost to build?

10000.00

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What place did the US take in bobsledding in the 2010 winter Olympics?

2 man: no medals

4 man: gold

2 woman: bronze

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Where was winter Olympic held in 2006?

Turin,Italy

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Who was the first Canadian bobsleigh medalist?

Jon Montgomery

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What equipment used in bobsledding?

Bobsled

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Is there any jobs in the sport bobsledding?

in the bobsleding you can have a job and make some money its a great event
sometimes you dont get payed.
but yeesem cool beans hop you have fun bobsleding or however you spell it.
2107 park lyf.

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