This weekend, Red Bull are promoting their
second "Red Bull Bike Tube Race", where mountainbikers race down the Olympic
bob run in Cortina. This is the same run that in "For Your Eyes Only",
James Bond was being skiied down, being chased by a bloke on a motorbike.
The Cortina D’Ampezzo bob run is estimated to be the fastest in the world: 1,37 km
long with a gradient of 15,8% and 8 steep curves.
Included in the top riders checked in and confirmed for the race are:-
Markus Klausmann (Ger)
Bruno Zanchi (Ita)
Christian Taillefer (Fra)
Corrado Herin (Ita)
Giovanna Bonazi (Ita)
Marla Streb (USA)
More details can be found at the Flash-based Red Bull website
Pic © Red Bull