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- North American term for bobsleigh
- ‘This is a very vibrant, powerful and angry film offering a view of country that's not all bobsleds and dreadlocks.’
- ‘The Olympic committee said the bobsled association and ‘entrepreneurs or elites in our society’ were supposed to fund the sport and provide a bobsled, uniform and equipment for its Winter Games teams.’
- ‘Taiwan came in 29th out of 29 finishers in the four-man bobsled event in which Lee was the ‘fifth man.’’
- ‘Injuries have also been slowing down the Bulgarian bobsled team.’
- ‘Although the idea of success on the world soccer stage for Canada was once as absurd as a Jamaican bobsled team, the girls are proving that they have what it takes, playing on Saturday against the intimidating United States soccer team.’
- ‘Your bobsled seems to jerk around the track and it is very difficult to learn how to properly maneuver your sled down the course.’
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