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Bobsleigh

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Bobsleigh
USA I in heat 1 of 2 man bobsleigh at 2010 Winter Olympics 2010-02-20.jpg
A modern bobsleigh team, the 2010 United States top two-man team
Highest governing body International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (French: Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing)
Nicknames Bobsled, Bob, King's Class
First played 1870s
Characteristics
Contact None
Team members Teams of 2 or 4
Mixed gender Yes, but usually in separate competitions
Type Winter sport, time trial
Equipment High-tech sleigh, helmet
Venue Bobsleigh tracks
Presence
Olympic since 1924