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It is the basis of three Olympic sports: lugeskeleton and bobsledding. When practised on sandit is known as a form of sandboarding. The practical use of sleds is ancient and widespread.
Early designs included hand-pulled sizes as well as larger dog, horse, or ox drawn versions. Early examples of sleds and sledges were found in the Oseberg Viking ship excavation.
The generic term sledding refers to traveling down a snowy hill using a sled such as a Flexible Flyer with wooden slats and metal runners. It is usually done during the winter when there is snow. The activity has been known to exist as a fringe recreational activity far into the distant murky past in toboggan-type sleds which seasonally supplant the ubiquitous cart. In contrast to the more common forms of sledding, back country sledding involves four important elements in combination: a great amount of directional control, flotation, a binding system, and padding.
First, back country sleds are made of strong plastic material, with the snow-side surface possessing various grooves and chines for directional control. Second, the plastic construction, with a large amount of snow-side surface area keeps the sled afloat in deeper snow conditions the same principle behind wider powder skis or snowboards.
Though the original runner sleds possessed directional control, their thin runner blades bogged down in anything but icy or thin snow conditions. Disk sleds, on the other hand, possessed flotation but no directional control. Third, modern back country sleds have a binding system, which usually consists of a simple belt strap that attaches to the sides of the sled.
With the sledder in the kneeling position, the strap may go over the sledder's thighs or calves before connecting with the strap from the other side of the sled with some sort of buckling device.
Finally, back country sleds have foam pads glued for the sledder to kneel on for shock absorption. One such sled is the Mad River Rocket. Back country sledding is a closer kin to back country alpine skiing or snowboarding than to traditional "pile the family in the van and go to the local hill" type of sledding. The terrain for back country sledding includes powder-filled steeps, open mountain bowls, cliff-filled ridges, and basically anywhere that one finds the powder, steeps, rocks and trees.
Back country sleds, with the binding system and padding, may also be used for freestyle moves such as spins and flips off jumps and rail slides. From a technical perspective, the lack of a metal edge and the lower center of gravity make it more difficult to control a back country sled on icy or packed snow surfaces.Bobsleddingalso called bobsleighingthe sport of sliding down an ice-covered natural or artificial incline on a four-runner sled, called a bobsled, bobsleigh, or bob, that carries either two or four persons.
Bobsledding developed in the s both in the lumbering towns of upstate New York and at the ski resorts of the Swiss Alps. The first organized competition among teams consisting of three men and two women was held in on the Cresta Run at Saint MoritzSwitzerland. The sport earned its name after competitors adopted the technique of bobbing back and forth to increase the speed of the sled. Since both two-person and four-person world-championship competitions have been held yearly, except during World War II.
Flowers was the first black athlete to win an Olympic gold medal at the Winter Games. The bob run used in international competition is between 1, and 1, metres 1, and 1, yards long, with an average slope of between 8 and 15 percent.
Most bob runs have permanent foundations of concrete or stone, which are covered with several inches of ice. The straightaways have sidewalls of reinforced ice about 46 cm 18 inches high. The large turns are banked very steeply, built up as high as 6 metres 20 feetand may have an overhanging lip of ice to prevent the fast-traveling bobsleds from flying out of the turn.
Early bobsleds were built mostly of wood. Steel runners were adopted within a few years and, by the midth century, steel and aluminum were used throughout. The four runners are generally mounted in pairs on two axles. Steering is accomplished by turning the front axle either with ropes or by a wheel linked to the axle by cables. The brake is a toothed bar that is pressed against the ice between the rear runners. Racing bobsleds have a streamlined cowling in front of the driver to reduce wind resistance.
Two types are used: two-person boblets, as they often are called in Europe, and four-person bobsleighs. Rules limit combined team and sled weights to kg pounds and kg 1, poundsrespectively. The maximum team-and-sled weight for the two-women competition is kg pounds. Other sled dimensions are also specified. Riders, wearing cleated shoes, run alongside the sled, pushing it to achieve maximum velocity.
As it builds speed, the riders jump in, the driver in front and the brakeman, pushing the back of the sled, entering last. The heavier four-person sleds attain speeds approaching km miles per hour; the smaller, lighter two-person sleds are only slightly slower.
A race consists of four descents by each team, the total time for the four heats determining the winner. Electric timing equipment measures elapsed time to 0.
Due in large part to their innovative sled design and construction, bobsledders from the United States were both successful and influential during the first half of the 20th century. Since then teams from Germany and Switzerland have dominated international competition. Article Media. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback. Bobsledding sport. See Article History. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription.
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The two-man bobsled was introduced at the Games, and American brothers J. Poor weather forced the four-man bobsled competition to be completed….Dogsled racingalso called sled dog racingsport of racing sleds pulled by dogsusually over snow-covered cross-country courses.
In warmer climates, wheeled carts are substituted for the sleds. Dogsledding was developed from a principal Eskimo method of transportation. The gold rushes in Alaska and the Yukon Territory now Yukon at the turn of the 20th century brought greater global attention to sled dogs, which were used at that time for freight hauling and mail delivery, as well as by fur trappers to travel between their traps.
At first dogs were individually tethered to the sled in a fan hitch. This was ideal in open country, but, as the use of sled dogs expanded, the tandem hitchfor running dogs in pairs, became the standard. Sled dogs are still used for transportation and working purposes in some Arctic and subarctic areas, though they have largely been replaced by aircraft and snowmobiles. Most dog teams today are kept for recreation or racing rather than for working.
The modern lightweight racing sled is generally flexible and light, weighing 20 to 30 pounds 9 to Most sleds are made of ash lashed together with leather or nylon, though a trend is developing toward the use of composite materials.
Most racing sleds are of two types, a toboggan style or a stanchion-supported basket style. Both rest on two runners made from plastic, wood, or metal. A section of gangline for each dog or pair of dogs running side by side is about 8 feet 2. A to inch Lines are generally made from polyethylene or polypropylene rope, but any strong lightweight rope can be used.
Some lines incorporate aircraft cable or chain so the dogs cannot chew through them. The driver, called a musher, can use a foot brake that digs into the snow with claws to slow the team and a pronged metal claw, called a snow hook, to temporarily keep a team stationary.
They are usually padded around the neck and sometimes sides with artificial fleece or other material. Although purebreds common to the most northern reaches of the Northern Hemisphere—such as Eskimo dogsSiberian huskiesSamoyedsand Alaskan malamutes —are sometimes used, most racing sled dogs are Alaskan huskies, a mixed breed which originated perhaps 10, years ago. While not an officially recognized breed, Alaskan huskies are known for their tough, durable feet, a coat that can withstand extreme weather, and an eagerness to pull.
They are also generally easy to train. Alaskan huskies have no standardized conformation or physical characteristics, as they are bred for performance, but most weigh between 45 and 55 pounds While some mushers train their teams over the summer or the off-season with wheeled rigs or all-terrain vehicles, most wait until September or October. Most sled dogs are trained through a combination of guidance from the musher and working with experienced, trained sled dogs. Some mushers may utilize helpers, called handlers, in the care and training of their dog teams, but much of the work is done by the mushers themselves, including the feeding, training, and general care of the dogs, fostering a sense of kinship between musher and dog.
Diet is an important part of preparing a dog for sled racing. High-quality dry commercial dog foods that have the proper percentages of protein, fat, and carbohydrates make up the bulk of what sled dogs eat.
Many mushers will supplement dry food by adding water, meat, fat, vitamins, minerals, and digestive enzymes to obtain maximum performance from their dogs. Some dogs that have not yet learned these commands are nevertheless used as leads because of their instinctive ability to find snow-blown trails in open country.
These dogs are called trail leaders. Directly behind the lead dogs are the point, or swing, dogs, who function as backup leaders and assist the leaders in their tasks. Directly in front of the sled are the wheel dogs. Traditionally, these were larger dogs because they had to help the musher keep a heavily loaded sled on the trail. All dogs between the wheel dogs and point dogs are called team dogs, which provide the power and endurance to pull the sled.
Races are typically defined as sprintup to 30 miles 50 km ; mid-distance, between 50 and miles Teams can consist of 4 to 10 dogs, with 18 or more used for some races. Most races run from point to point along back roads or trails. A team of 6 to 8 dogs can pull a sled and its driver at speeds of more than 20 miles 30 km per hour.Fulfillment by Amazon FBA is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.
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Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Please enter a question. The Vicking Sport Sled is a heavy duty sled capable of performing for work or play. Whether you're hauling your gear, hunting, fishing or just sledding for fun, the KL Industries sport sled works well. Easy to pull by hand, snowmobile or ATV, this sled features a heavy-duty thick tow rope and a ribbed bottom for navigating across snow and ice.
This hunting sled is specially engineered with high impact polyethylene material to offer optimum durability and lightweight portability. Boasting huge capacity and a large dimensional footprint, this polyethylene sled can even be used to haul Christmas trees.Otter Sport Sportsman's sled (small)
Spacious enough to hold a five-gallon bucket, this sled has nearly limitless potential uses. Please verify address and telephone are accurate. The carriers will contact the phone number on the order to set up a delivery appointment. If this information is inaccurate, there is a possibility that your order will be delayed or cancelled with a possible fee incurred at the sellers discretion.
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Sport Sleds are best suited for hand pulling tow rope included and are the perfect tool for decoy and gear hauling and can also be used for other duties such as yard work, etc. Choose a file. Save Review. Save Question. Save Video. Save Photo. You must be logged in to join the discussion. Show everything Show all reviews Show all questions Show all videos Show all photos Show helpful positive reviews Show helpful negative reviews Show unanswered questions.
Handy tool for all seasons, durable and tough. Great for hauling duck decoys into the water, full body decoys into the field, cleanup after the hunt. Or for hauling fishing gear onto the ice in winter.
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Features a reinforced outer lip for strength and support with remarkable sidewall stability, raised back for cargo security and mount optional universal tow hitch adapter for towing with a hitch. Otter Outdoors Sport Sled: Built to be a lighter weight version of the Otter Pro Sleds Best suited for hand pulling tow rope included they are the perfect choice for early season ice, game hauling and other duties such as yard work Features a reinforced outer lip for strength and support with remarkable sidewall stability, raised back for cargo security and mount optional universal tow hitch adapter for towing with a hitch.
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