Bobsledding, down the chute! by Stephen Gregory

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Published by Troll Associates in [Mahwah, N.J.] .

Written in English

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  • Bobsledding -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Bobsledding.

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Examines the daredevil sport of bobsledding with its fast sleds and icy, twisting courses.

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StatementBy Stephen Gregory.
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LC ClassificationsGV855 .G7
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL5200076M
LC Control Number75023407

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Bobsledding, the sport of sliding down an ice-covered natural or artificial incline on a four-runner sled, called a bobsled, bobsleigh, or bob, that carries either two or four persons.

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The only way back down the mountain was via the chute of death – I mean bobsled track. There was a small cabin where we were fitted for our helmets, which we were told should be snug. And I must say, I don’t believe my head has been squeezed that. Bobsledding punishes the body; after only six runs I sport bruises and scrapes and my body aches.

Bobsledders have to be a little crazy to hurl themselves down a steep ice chute, get their head slammed against the side of the sled in the corners, and risk. bobsled (bŏb′slĕd′) n. A long metal racing sled with a steering mechanism that controls the front runners and a hand brake, usually raced down a curving ice-covered course by crews of two or four riders.

A long sled made of two shorter sleds joined in tandem. Either of these two smaller sleds. intr.v. bobsledded, bobsledding.

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