Taking a ride on the world's oldest bobsled run

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    • St. Moritz has oldest bobsled track
    • Resort hosted two Winter Olympics

    (CNN)It's fun, it's fast, but it's not for the faint-hearted.

    The bobsled is one of the most exhilarating winter sporting events, and the track in the Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz is the oldest in the world.
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      Having opened in 1904, it was used in the 1928 and 1948 Winter Olympics.
      CNN Alpine Edge host Christina MacFarlane took a turn on a four-person bobsled around the legendary handmade track.
      With the sled reaching speeds of up to 135 km/h, it's a white-knuckle ride.