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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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Simone bertazzo

Simone Bertazzo

Bobsleading


Description
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
Equipment for Bobsledding

  • Push Handles

  • Helmet

  • Brakes

  • Sled

  • Steering controls


Bobsleding history
Bobsleding History

Bobsledding started in the late 19th century. The Swiss put two skeleton sleds together and added steering controls to make a toboggan.


Who can compete
Who can compete

Both men and women can compete in this event but you must be 18 or older .


Bobleding schedule
Bobleding Schedule

Date

time

Two man

Four man

  • Feb.16 11: 00 pm

  • Feb.22 11:30 pm


Bobsleigh rules
Bobsleigh Rules

Four man

Two man

Two man sleds have a maximum weight of 860 pounds and 2.7 meters in length.

  • Four man sleds have a maximum weight of 1,389 pounds and3.8 meters in length.


Fun facts
Fun Facts

  • There is a driver and three runners in four man sledding.

  • There is a driver and one runner in two man sledding.

  • Since 1960 the Italians , Swiss , Germans , and Austrians have dominated the medals.

  • Bobsledding has been a part of the Olympics since 1924.


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Simone Bertazzo

Gender: Male

Height : 6’0

Place of birth: Italy Pompei

Age :31

Weight:216 pounds

Place of residence: Italy


Bertazzo history
Bertazzo History

  • He believes in his Genes “My father and I always followed Bobsleigh since I was a child. In addition to the high speed there is a set of feelings and emotional tensions that make it unique. Until you try it you can fully understand,” said Simone.


Olympic games competed
Olympic Games Competed

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 .


Age simone began and ended the sport and medals he has won
Age Simone began and ended the sport and medals he has won

  • Simone began bobsledding in 1999 and is still competing.

  • Simone Bertazzo has not yet won any medals in the event of Bobsledding.

  • In Vancouver, Bertazzo came in 9th place.

  • In Torino, Italy Bertazzo came in 12th place.


Training schedule
Training Schedule medals he has won

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.


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Simone Bertazzo medals he has won

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.


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