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Olympic bobsleigh event

Olympic bobsleigh event

Alan Henderson and Mark Edmond compete in the two-man bobsleigh event at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. This view from above shows the man sitting at the back of the bobsled bending forward during the race. A two-man New Zealand team also competed in  Winter Olympics in 1988, 1998 and 2006, and a four-man team in 1988, 2002 and 2006.

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Reference: DF0048016-NZ BOBSLED
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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Ice sports - Luge, skeleton and bobsleigh', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2016