cresta run


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cresta run

(ˈkrɛstə)
n
(Extreme Sports)
a. an activity involving travelling at high speed in a toboggan down a steep narrow passage of compacted snow and ice
b. the passage itself
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From my bedroom window I can see the growing queues for the Thompson Park Cresta Run.
TOM INCE felt the force of Huddersfield going downhill faster than the Cresta Run and insisted: "We're not worried.
He opened by reminiscing about various events through the 50s and gave a fascinating insight into the building and operation of the Cresta Run.
This had absolutely nothing to do with Mr Crosby or Ms Clooney, but everything to do with the large piece of cardboard I stored in the attic that would soon become the basic equivalent of an inner-city sledge, toboggan, luge or bob-skeleton (the latter being the kind of contraption that used to fly down the legendary Cresta Run, at St Moritz, at 80mph).
And he lowered his trousers to show his bruises after skidding down the Cresta Run on his backside at 80mph - revealing his wife Vicky's black lace knickers.
ETON LIFE CARVED MEAT FILE NOTE TIDES SURGE LOW WIRES URGES DIETS WISER OWL OYSTER POT CRESTA RUN TOP STOREY URN RECAST TEAM LEADERS GILDED PANEL DEALER'S MATE PLANE GLIDED NIGHT FEASTS SHAVEN FACE SAFEST THING CAFE HAVENS RUSHES ON NUCLEAR REACTOR NO USHERS CREATOR UNCLEAR NOTICES BOARD TAKES DEPOSIT BROAD SECTION TOPSIDE STEAK SWAY HIPS TRUST HORMONES SHIP YAWS MOORHENS STRUT DEADLIER STRAIN RECRUITS' BEARDS TRAINS DERAILED BREAD'S CRUSTIER TEARS SHEET SEND LENA THESE RATES
Cresta Run: IDEAL for mat racing, this ride is based on the world-famous death-defying Cresta run in St Moritz.
One of the less vile dares was the Cresta run challenge; this had nowt to do with skiing.
For a cool 600 CHF pp (PS395), beginners can pit their wits tobogganing at up to 80mph on the Cresta Run with its famous Shuttlecock bend.
In addition to skiing, snowboarding, and hiking the town is home to the Cresta Run toboggan course.
I'd been to St Moritz, where my uncle used to be in charge of the Cresta Run, and I'd seen the racing and always dreamed of having a runner there.
But one of the m ost amazing was the world-famous Cresta Run ice track in the Swiss mountain village of St Moritz.