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12 Dec 2013
IOC News , Bobsleigh , United States of America

Discover the art of bobsleigh

Four men set off, pushing their bobsleigh. At the front is Steven Holcomb, the American pilot.

Behind him, Steve Langdon, Justin Olsen and Curt Tomasevics leap into “USA 1”. The current Olympic champion, Steve explains what it is that allows him to save precious hundredths of seconds, and tells the secret of a successful run: anticipation and perfect knowledge of the track learned from experience; in short never have to react, because you have acted beforehand. Next February, he and his team-mates will be defending their title on the track of the Sanki sliding sport centre above Sochi.

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