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“Fabulous experience on skeleton and bobsleigh”

Whistler Sliding Centre
Ranked #3 of 99 things to do in Whistler
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Whistler Sliding Centre is home to the fastest ice track in the world. Since hosting the bobsleigh, skeleton and luge competitions during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Whistler Sliding Centre continues to challenge the sports’ most elite athletes with international competitions, recruiting camps, and ongoing youth programs. Visitors are invited to tour the state-of-the-art facility, or experience the action first-hand with passenger bobsleigh (winter and summer) and skeleton rides (winter only) down part of the 1,450 meter-long ice track. Summer Bobsleigh on wheels will run daily from July 1 until September 3, 2017! Athlete training on ice will start again in October 2017, public Bobsleigh and Skeleton programs on ice will resume in December 2017. Year-round, visitors can access the Whistler Sliding Centre's public areas for Sightseeing daily from 9am until 5pm. Site access is not permitted outside these hours.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Fabulous experience on skeleton and bobsleigh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2014

What a really great experience - both skeleton and bobsleigh were so much fun. The staff are really friendly and you can tell they love what they do.

Visited February 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Incredible experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

If you are in Whistler, this is a must do. We did the bobsleigh experience, and it was incredible. Great thing to do on a rest day from skiing. After an orientation, you are split into teams. You then get to take a bobsleigh run with two other participants and a pilot. The fastest track ever built. Pull about 3-4 G's and top out at 125-127 km/hr.

Visited February 2014
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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“Pure Adrenalin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

A truly Olympic experience. Not for the faint hearted this is a fantastic experience. Travel at over 80 mph and feel the full force of the twists and turns on the worlds fastest track. It may only be 40 seconds but the memory will live long. Friendly, knowledgable staff prepare you for this thrilling ride. Another must for visitors to Whistler.

Visited February 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“Spare underwear”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

A once in a life time adventure to experience part of what an olympian bobsledder does. There are probably not many places in the world where this can be done.

Visited January 2014
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Whistler, Canada
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“One of the most exhilarating things I have ever done.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

The skeleton experience at the Whistler Sliding Centre was sensational and the resulting adrenaline rush didn't subside for about 9 hours. The staff were all fantastic, the activity felt safe, and every single participant in the group wanted to do it again immediately. I would recommend this to anyone!

Visited February 2014
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WSL2010, Guest Services at Whistler Sliding Centre, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Thanks for taking the time to review us. It's great to hear you enjoyed the experience. Safety is very important to us and the staff here at the Sliding centre aim to provide an excellent experience to all visitors. We hope you come to see us again if you return to Whistler.

Regards,
The Whistler Sliding Centre Crew
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