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Ride a Bobsleigh

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Ride a bobsleigh

Truly exhilarating and high octane activity that involves navigating a steep, ice-covered track in a narrow steel pod at breathtaking.

Speed, bobsleigh is the ultimate adrenaline-fuelled activity and one which adventurous travellers can now try for themselves at destinations across the globe.

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St Moritz, Switzerland

What better place to ride a bobsleigh than the birthplace of the sport, St Moritz, a luxury resort town set deep in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Home to the world’s oldest and last remaining naturally refrigerated bobsleigh run, The Olympia Bob Run St. Moritz-Celerina, which dates back to 1904.
Experience the breathtaking thrill of the sport as you navigate the narrow 1,722 metre-long run in a bobsleigh, accompanied by a professional pilot and brakesman.

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Where to Bobsleigh

Whistler, Canada
Widely regarded as Canada’s winter sports capital, Whistler is situated high up in the spectacular Coast Mountain Range.
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Sigulda, Latvia
Situated amongst stunning evergreen forests near the pretty medieval town of Sigulda, this 1420 meter-long.
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Innsbruck, Austria
Built for the 1976 Winter Olympics, Austria’s only artificial ice bobsleigh run is situated near the pretty Alpine city of Innsbruck, a popular destination for skiing.
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La Plagne, France
France’s only bobsleigh track is situated in the popular Alpine resort town of La Plagne, and stretches for a total length of 1.5 KM. With some 20 bends and turns and an altitude drop of 125 metres.
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Lake Placid, USA
Originally constructed for the 1932 Winter Olympics, and then later refurbished and updated for the 1980 edition, the Lake Placid Olympic Park comprises 5 different sites.
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Generally, the activity can be done year round, however, at certain times of year, some tracks may close to the public for competitions or refurbishments, and should be contacted in advance of your visit.

You will be provided with all necessary safety equipment, so all you will need to bring is weather appropriate clothing, sunglasses and comfortable, robust footwear.

Although bobsleigh can be a dangerous sport, you will usually be accompanied by an instructor who will operate the vehicle and ensure your ride is completely safe.


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