Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Things about the Calgary Luge and Bobsleigh Track Where Two Teens Were Killed

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Things about the Calgary Luge and Bobsleigh Track Where Two Teens Were Killed

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Five things about the luge track where 2 died

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CALGARY - Early Saturday morning, two teens were killed while tobogganing on a closed bobsled/luge track after hours. Here are five things to know about the track.

THE TRACK IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The track is at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, which is run by WinSport, formerly known as the Calgary Olympic Development Association. WinSport has opened the track to the public and, during the day, people can pay to use it. It costs $35 to ride down the track solo in a luge, and $150 to ride down in a bobsled, which is piloted by a professional and can accommodate up to three passengers.

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.

The luge track is open to kids as young as eight years old. People riding the bobsleigh track, which is connected to the luge track, have to be at least 16 years old. …

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