Originally Posted by Torque
It's the only sport I can think of where the 'athlete' doesn't do anything but hold on for dear life.
After they flew that girl out, we heard some of them talking about a Japanese team that crashed years ago killing 2 of the four bobsledders. I guess it was when the rails were made of wood and these guys went through 4x4 wood posts at full tilt. I like fast, but with some control... these guys/girls are just asking to get hurt. The track guys can hardly stand on this track while prepping it. (I'm still trying to score a BMW helmet from one of these guys...