Simone Bertazzo. Bobsleading. Description. Bobsledding is a winter sport in which teams of two or four make timed runs down narrow twisting banked ice tracks in a gravity powered sled. Equipment for Bobsledding. Push Handles Helmet Brakes Sled Steering controls.
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Bobsledding is a winter sport in which teams of two or four make timed runs down narrow twisting banked ice tracks in a gravity powered sled.
Bobsledding started in the late 19th century. The Swiss put two skeleton sleds together and added steering controls to make a toboggan.
Both men and women can compete in this event but you must be 18 or older .
Two man sleds have a maximum weight of 860 pounds and 2.7 meters in length.
Height : 6’0
Place of birth: Italy Pompei
Place of residence: Italy
Simone has competed in the four man and two man events of the Vancouver winter games. Simone has also competed in the 2006 Torino Italy Olympic games in two man and four man .
Simone Bertazzo trains on Olympic grounds so that he can get used to the track. He also travels to Italy, his home town, to practice.
Simone Bertazzo has a unique occupation as an athlete. He is a police officer but he is also an athlete. Simone has also sustained a six centimeter tear to his left hamstring in 2013.