Could you conquer the ice track?
100kph… headfirst… inches from solid ice. The skeleton is one of the most thrilling of the Winter Olympic sports. And if Lizzy Yarnold’s recent gold at the Olympics has inspired you, now is your chance to experience the rush yourself.Join Blue Cross on a trip to the mountains and experience the white knuckle exhilaration of skeleton racing.
After expert coaching at Bath University from British Olympic bobsleigh racer Tony Wallington OBE, you’ll be ready to face the 1,270 metre Winter Olympic track in beautiful Igls, Austria. Racing head first round 14 corners without brakes is for daredevils only. But we guarantee once you’ve got your breath back you’ll be desperate for another heart-pumping run!
To round off the trip, you’ll join a bobsleigh team as a passenger and experience the Formula 1 of ice track sports for yourself. Then toast the winners back at the hotel bar on the final night – will you be the fastest?
For more information including prices, full itinery and to register your interst in taking part please go to: https://www.bluecross.org.uk/active-challenge/ice-track-challenge-february-2019
*PLEASE NOTE EXACT DATES IN FEBRUARY ARE TBC