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Bobsleigh and luge track in Sigulda
The Bobsleigh and Luge Track Sigulda is one of 18 constructions of this type in the world. In comparison with other tracks, this one is unique, since it is accessible for visitors and tourists for attraction rides. International competitions are held at the track every year. 1420 meters, 16 curves and a 200 m long braking distance - these parameters of Sigulda bobsleigh and luge track can be experienced not only by professional athletes but also by every visitor of Sigulda.
The design of the modern artificial ice track was carried out by Leipzig sports buildings’ scientific-technical centre. The building works were carried out by Yugoslavian company “Graming” based in Sarajevo. The first round of the track was commissioned in 1986. The maximum possible speed 125 km/h.
The track is suitable for organizing bobsleigh, luge sport, and skeleton competitions and training. Each season there are international and national competitions.
Since 2010 Sigulda can call itself an Olympic town. Sigulda locals – lugers brothers Šics and skeleton racer Martins Dukurs, at Vancouver Olympic games won silver medals.
Rides with soft bob “Vučko” are organized from November to March by prior arrangement. During the ride with soft bob Vučko you can enjoy the speed, and every turn is a new and unforgettable adventure.
Rides with winter bobsleigh and tourist attraction “Frog” are organized from November to March by prior arrangement. If you want to understand what a skeleton means, try a ride with the tourism attraction "Frog". Lying on your belly, you can enjoy both rapid curves and fast lines.