bobsledding with an olympian

In this episode of “Out and About,” Zach Pagano and Tyler Essary explore Lake Placid, New York, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games. The duo enlists the help of former U.S. Olympic bobsledder John Napier to see what it’s like to ride full speed down the track.

give it a go!

If you’ve ever wondered what it feels like to be an Olympic slider, this is the place to start! Led by our professional driver and brakeman, you’ll begin at the half-mile point on the track and wind through Olympic turns known by sliders around the world. Feel the rumble of the sled thundering down the track, speed through one turn, bank high on the next one, and pick up speed on the straightaway. Let’s just say you’ll go faster than you’re allowed to drive a car through town!