At the beginning of the new exhibition "Olympia Bob Run" at the Lucerne Verkehrshaus, visitors can choose the best time on a bobsleigh track. Or experience a close skeleton race – lying on your stomach and virtual reality goggles in front of your eyes
There were (or still are) guarantees for the bobsledding or Skeleton medals , who met at the Verkehrshaus on Thursday afternoon to open the new exhibition: Marcel Rohner, Reto Götschi, Ivo Rüegg, Gregor Stähli, Hans Hiltebrand and Marina Gilardoni.
We can see so many athletes awarded with medals Rarely, said Guido Ratti, longtime speaker at the Olympia Bob Run in St. Moritz-Celerina at the opening.
The Bobsling Track and Skeleton Simulator, with the Grace of Virtual Reality Glasses, visitors will be able to experience speed through an ice channel at speeds of up to 145 km / h up to That they reach the Verkehrshaus on Sunday.
The attractions are the gateway to the new permanent exhibition "Olympia Bob Run", located on the first floor of the Schifffahrt, Seilbahnen and Tourismus Hall.
In the center of the exhibition is the only remaining natural ice bobsleigh track The world's oldest bobsleigh race in St. Moritz. Built in 1904, it is an important cultural asset in the history of Swiss sport.
The new thematic area allows visitors to sharpen their own bobsleigh runners. A cut-out model of a four-seater bob and a vintage bob is also available. In addition, visitors can sit in a bob and have their picture taken at the start of a race track. One can also read the history of bobsleigh construction and its influence on tourism in Engadin.