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ST. MORITZ BOBSLED RUN
James Bell
February 07, 1955
For fastest descent, team starts by setting runners in previous sled's tracks, then riders push sled through running start. Drivers try to ride into curves high, then swoop down with least possible skid. Top speed is reached in straightaway at finish.
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February 07, 1955

St. Moritz Bobsled Run

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For fastest descent, team starts by setting runners in previous sled's tracks, then riders push sled through running start. Drivers try to ride into curves high, then swoop down with least possible skid. Top speed is reached in straightaway at finish.

START: EL. 6,091 FEET

Austrian team went off here in practice run

394-FOOT DROP FROM START TO FINISH

SUNNY CORNER
Sleds hit 60 mph here

Johnson's crew went over wall here

256 FEET

BRIDGE CORNER
Sleds going 65 mph here

HORSE SHOE
Sleds reach 65 mph here

RETO CAPADRUTT
Killed here in 1939

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