Sport: Bobbers

At the top of the Mt. Van Hoevenberg bob-sled run, near Lake Placid, N. Y., Gilbert Colgate and Richard Lawrence last week prepared to try for the two-man championship of North America. Dressed in bright blue uniforms, wearing goggles and blue leather helmets, neither bothered to examine the steering apparatus of the sled. They already knew that the most important bolt holding the front runner under control was missing, but they had decided to risk going down without it.

The Mt. Van Hoevenberg run is the only place in the U. S. to practice a...

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