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The whistler is where the luge,
bobsleigh, and skeleton takes sports
Vancouver is located in British
Columbia in Canada.
The whistler is a 1 minute track.. 2010 Oly mpi c To rch
It was designed to symbolize the
colors and shape.
AAMINAH TURNER The torch stays lit the whole time.
It has 2 chambers. (if the fire
blows out the other chamber will
light the torch again.
It has traveled all over Canada
before arriving to British
It is carried by land, flight, water,
The skiers ski down a long steep
slope with bent knees close to
A 4 man bob sleigh has 4 people in one sleigh.
Each person jumps in the sleigh one at a time.
They wait for their coach to give
The driver is the first one to jump in the sleigh.
Skeleton is an individual sport. them a signal of when to go.
The brake man jumps in last.
This sport used to be called To- Points are scored for distance
This sport was invented in the 1880s.
bogganing in the early competi- and extra points are given for
tions. Men started in 1932..
They wore stretchy, skintight Women competed for the first time in 2002.
racing suits, WOLF GANG HOPPE– he has a total of 33
Spiked shoes that griped the medals.
ice, They wore a helmet similar to a race drivers.
And Helmets with chin guards . There outfits they wore where tight and made
They sprint with their sled out of elastic material.
They wore studded shoes to help them do the A A M I N A H T U R N E R
P r i m a r y B u si n e ss A d d r e ss
P r o p e l McK e e sp o r t
Y o u r A d d r e ss Li n e 3
Y o u r A d d r e ss Li n e 4
Ski jumping Fa x : 5 5 5 - 5 5 5 - 5 5 5 5
E - m a i l : so m e o n e @ e x a m p l e. co m
C O N T AC T P E R S O N : 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5