Bobsled to CrossFit: Bethany Hart

With former world-class bobsled drivers at the helm, we had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shoot down the fastest Bobsled track in the world reaching speeds of 125 km per hour. Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be an Olympian for a day? When you bobsled in Whistler at the Sliding Centre, you’ll get to fulfill that dream. Imagine the thrill of speeding down the track just like the Olympic athletes of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Olympian Sean Olsson has represented Team GB in three Winter Olympic Games.

When Diego is not building bobsleighs or playing the cornet you can find him hiking, skiing or biking with his wife and two daughters. Enter a word, phrase, description, or pattern above to find synonyms, related words, and more. Defenestration The fascinating story behind many people’s favori…

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It derives from the Old Italian verb pistare, meaning “to trample down,” and is related to our word piston. Named for what was once a rudimentary sled, skeleton is ridden with the racer headfirst in a prone position. Unlike in luge, the racer sprints to accumulate speed before hopping onto the sled.

After retiring from that sport in 2008 and bobsled in 2010 due to an Achilles injury, she was looking for something to stoke her competitive fire. That started a ride that would span nine years of intense competition. Bobsledding was a needed change-of-pace for Person, who enjoyed the new adventure. But between the crashes and the sharp turns came repeated blows to the head that plague him even now.

The Whistler sliding centre is one of only 15 competition sliding tracks in the world. Olympic athletes train and prepare on the Whistler bobsled track on a daily basis during the winter months. However, for a couple of hours each day, los lotharios meaning the Whistler Sliding Centre closes down for training and opens up to the public. Bobsledding and skeleton leave athletes vulnerable to a phenomenon referred to as “sled head,” a slang term for what scientists call a stretch injury.

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