St. Moritz Cresta Run

This content was published on February 23, 2005 - 09:50

There’s a place in Switzerland where the Olympic sport of skeleton has maintained its tradition as an amateur sport. In the snowy resort of St. Moritz (San Moreetz), riders still hurtle down the now legendary Cresta Run, risking life and limb. As Swiss Radio International’s Dale Bechtel reports, those who try their luck on the ice track do it for no other reward than to say they did it and lived to tell the tale.

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