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Bobsleigh - Four-Man Heats 1 & 2 | Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter GamesJoin your favorite characters, from Mario and Sonic to Princess Peach and Amy, as they body up and compete in the most exciting sports events at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Compete in 24 thrilling events including bobsleigh, skiing, be featured skating pairs, and even snowboard slopestyle, which will make its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia! Feel closer to the action than ever before with the initial entry in the Mario & Sonic series to utilize the Wii U GamePad and Wii Remote Plus controllers. In Biathlon, a cross country skiing/shooting cross, youll even use both as you switch controllers on-the-fly to earn the coveted Gold Medal. In addition, take on Snow Day Street Hockey, Rollercoaster Bobsleigh, and more supercharged Fancy Events that combine familiar sports with outrageous settings, rulesets, and extreme action! And for the first time, head online* for far-reaching competition to help earn top scores for your home country! Let the games begin*Wireless broadband Internet access required for online horse around. For more info, go to support. nintendo.com. Key Features: Select from your favorite characters including Mario, Sonic, Luigi, Tails, Princess Peach, Amy, and more! Each abnormal contains unique movements and stats Enjoy new events to the series like figure skating pairs and snowboard slopestyle, which will overstate its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia Unique and intuitive controls bring you closer to the action. In bobsleigh, the captain of this four-player regardless tilts the Wii U GamePad controller like a steering wheel to guide the bobsleigh down the track while giving orders to teammates using Wii Remote Added to controllers Take part in supercharged Dream Events that take place in the worlds of Mario and Sonic and add surprising twists to casual events Compete head-to-head in 4-player action or demonstrate your team spirit in cooperative g

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Latest News

  • Olympic bobsled champ banned for doping

    01/31/17 ,via CBC.ca

    While stanozolol is best known as the substance which cost Ben Johnson his Olympic gold medal in the 100 metres in 1988, it has been involved in recent doping cases for athletes around the world in sports as diverse as weightlifting, baseball, and 

  • Winter Sport: Consett bobsleigh star is crowned World Junior champion

    The Consett driver has been competing in the senior ranks this season, and looks well placed to secure a spot on the British squad for next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, but dropped back to junior level to take on the world's leading rivals in

  • Road to the Olympic Games: Luge, bobsleigh, skeleton, freestyle & alpine skiing

    01/26/17 ,via CBC.ca

    Click on the video player above on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET to watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. Our coverage begins with Canada's luge team looking for a 

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dlvr - Russia's Olympic bobsleigh champion Trunenkov banned for four years https://t.co/RCwBBvPcvw 01/31/17, @chuhaizhou
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Recipes

  • Olympic Rings Fruit Pizza

    cocoa powder, blackberries, blueberries, brown sugar, butter, powdered sugar, eggs, flour, kiwi, pineapple, salt, shortening, sugar, whipped topping, vanilla extract

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    butter, celery, vegetable broth, dill weed, tarragon, thyme, flour, garlic, half and half, lemon juice, olive oil, onions, paprika, potato, salt, hot sauce, salmon, white wine

Books

  • Bobsleigh, Luge, and Skeleton

    Crabtree Publishing Company. 2009. ISBN: 0778740242,9780778740247. 32 pages.

    Do you have a need for speed? If you do, you'll want to read all about these Winter Olympic sliding sports. In this book, you'll learn how bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton competitors speed down steep, twisting tracks on aerodynamic sleds. You'll learn about the racers, their equipment, and the records they hold. You'll also discover that in these fast-paced sports, every second, and hundredth of a second, counts.

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  • Russian bobsledding gold medalist banned 4 years for doping

    02/01/17 ,via Union-Bulletin

    MOSCOW — A Russian bobsledder who won a gold medal at the 2014 Olympics has been banned for four years for doping. Dmitry Trunenkov, who won the four-man bobsled at the Sochi ... was faked to discredit Russian sports.

  • Winter Sport: Consett bobsleigh star is crowned World Junior champion

    02/01/17 ,via The Northern Echo

    Walker piloted the GB1 bob at the last Winter Olympics in Sochi, but has retired from the sport after taking time out to have a baby. McNeill would now appear to be her natural successor. “Having been with Mica (McNeill) from the start of her bobsleigh ...

  • Russia’s bobsleigh champion banned

    02/01/17 ,via Times of Malta

    Russian Olympic bobsleigh champion Dmitriy Trunenkov has been banned from his sport for four years after violating anti-doping rules, Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) said. “The Bobsleigh Federation of Russia, following the materials provided by ...

Directory

Bobsleigh - Winter Olympic Sport

Access official Olympic Bobsleigh sport and athlete records, events, results, photos, videos, news and more.

Bobsleigh - Wikipedia

Bobsleigh or bobsled is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.

Bobsleigh Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

Olympic Bobsleigh history, rules and equipment. Origin of the name. Relationship to skeleton. Steering control. 2 and 4 man sled specifications

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Former Army bobsledder wins back-to-back Team of the Year awards 110125
Former Army bobsledder wins back-to-back Team of the Year awards 110125
PHOTO CAPTION: Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb (front right) leads "The Night Train" team of Justin Olsen, Steve Mesler and Curtis Tomasevicz to a start time of 4.77 seconds in the third heat of the Olympic four-man bobsled event. The quartet won an Olympic gold medal in bobsleigh for Team USA for the first time in 62 years at the Whistler Sliding Centre on Saturday. (Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public Affairs.) www.armymwr.com Former Army bobsledder wins back-to-back Team of the Year awards 110125 By Tim Hipps FMWRC Public Affairs ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb’s team was named Team of the Year for the second consecutive year by the United States Olympic Committee. Holcomb, a bobsled pilot from Park City, Utah, teamed with Justin Olsen of San Antonio, Steve Mesler of Buffalo, and Curt Tomasevicz of Shelby, Neb., to win the gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in...
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Luge World Cup
2011 FIL Luge World Cup - Whistler, BC First world cup luge race since the year before the Olympics.
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Vancouver 2010 winter olympics: the basics | Juan Tadeo's Blog
Bobsleigh olympic sport - Free sports icons
Bobsleigh olympic sport - Free sports icons