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On 10/25/2021 at 2:04 AM, Olympian1010 said:

First races of the season due up in the next feed hours. It’s a series of IBSF races in Yanqing that aren’t World Cup events, yet should feature many of the teams you’d expect to see on circuit. 

Good results for :GBR. We always do well on new tracks, where our main rivals don’t have the inherent advantage of long experience.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/59044540

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37 minutes ago, Olympian1010 said:

Nice 6th place finish for :TTO in yesterday’s NA CUP.

Virtually guaranteed to qualify at that rate.

 

Meanwhile, Croatian crew getting a DQ (most likely due to being overweight) is quite upsetting...

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1 hour ago, dcro said:

Virtually guaranteed to qualify at that rate.

 

Meanwhile, Croatian crew getting a DQ (most likely due to being overweight) is quite upsetting...

It depends on how crowded the Euro Cup and World Cup fields are. 68 points for a 20th place World Cup finish and 75 for a NA Cup win. You need to be at the top of the NA Cup to really cash in I think.

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9 minutes ago, Olympian1010 said:

It depends on how crowded the Euro Cup and World Cup fields are. 68 points for a 20th place World Cup finish and 75 for a NA Cup win. You need to be at the top of the NA Cup to really cash in I think.

120 is awarded for a NA Cup win.

 

For reference, our 2-man crew qualified for Pyeongchang while counting some 13th places from the NA Cup (60 pts).

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15 minutes ago, dcro said:

120 is awarded for a NA Cup win.

 

For reference, our 2-man crew qualified for Pyeongchang while counting some 13th places from the NA Cup (60 pts).

Oh, is it different for skeleton then. I was looking at last years results, and win only counted for 75 points.

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For those needing to get their bobsleigh fix before the World Cup season gets underway.

 

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair” - Nelson Mandela

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