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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But this time, aviators above the home of golf only had an elevated view of a legend's powers in steeper decline than the Cresta Run.
She also rode a toboggan on the famous Cresta run and was a world class ice skater and mountaineer.
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.
St Moritz has twice hosted the Winter Olympics and is home to the famed Cresta Run toboggan course.
Other activities include a cresta run, shooting, archery and orienteering.
Other fun activities available are Tubing in huge rubber rings and Luge ice slide, inspired by the Cresta Run at St Moritz, Switzerland, and the only one of its kind in Britain.
The eighth hole, Cresta Run, was recently included in Britain's 100 most extraordinary golf holes which also nominated Monmouth as having the best value green fees in the country.
You can also spin around in the crazy snow tube or shoot down the famous 750-metre Cresta Run Slide.