|Governing Body:||Fédération Internationále de Skibob (FISB)|
Skibobbing is an ultimate winter sport which can let you hit the slopes while sitting down on a skibike. The sport utilises a light-weighted, bicycle-type frame attached to skis or some time with a foot ski set instead of wheels. The usage of foot skis defines the sport’s name skibobbing. However, skibobbing is also regarded as skibiking. The skibob or ski bike is a single-track vehicle with longer rear ski fixed and a shorter front ski mobile for steering. It also features a saddle similar to the one present in bicycle, and a steering bar with handles completed the rig. The assembly of skibob is kept flexible to provide a smooth ride over bumps.
The Skibobbing events comprise downhill, slalom, giant slalom, and super-giant slalom (super-G). The courses have a minimum downhill drop of 365 metres (1,200 feet) for women and 600 metres (2000 foot) for men. However, the giant slalom features a less severe drop and has 31 gates.
During an official skibobbing race, the skibobbers compete to finish a marked course of 3 to 5 km long. Whoever finishes the track first while riding a skibike becomes the winner of the race. Generally, the non-competitive skibobbing speeds vary between 40 and 65 km (25 miles to 40 miles) per hour whereas the downhill speed usually reaches more than 160 km (100 miles) per hour.
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