Posted by: PPHR | January 4, 2010

Winter Games Update

39 Days until the Olympics, 67 until Paralympics

Day 67 of Olympic Torch Relay – Thunder Bay, Ontario, Kenora, Ontario

Some facts about the Whistler Bobsled track:

Length: 1,450 metres.

Vertical drop: 152 metres.

No. of corners: 16

Top Speed in competition: 153.03km/h (Latvian 4 man bob team).

It is widely accepted as the fastest, most technical track in the world. Pierre Lueders, the most decorated bobsleigh pilot in Canadian history crashed on one of his first training runs.

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