Bobsled in Sochi

Bobsled 101: Rules

Two-Man The sled is pushed and ridden in by two athletes: a driver and a brakeman. The event consists of four runs, with the final rankings …

Jamaica bobsled

Bobsled 101: Origins and Olympic history

Origins Bobsled was invented in Switzerland in the late 19th century. According to legend, Switzerland citizens constructed the first sled b…

Bobsled helmet

Bobsled 101: Glossary

Brakeman The last person to enter the sled at the start. Known as the brakeman because he or she is responsible for pulling the brake to sto…