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The Bobsled Blastoff is an obstacle, firstly introduced as the first obstacle in Season 4's Winter Wipeout Zone, replacing both the Catapult and the Dreadmill Launch from the previous season.

It is a mechanical bobsled where contestants lie down on their stomachs. Then the lid closes, and on the last second of the countdown, the bobsled speeds up the track, and when it reaches the end, it shoots them out through the air into the water below.

When Spring arrived, it was modified into the Springshot before being fully replaced by Chairborne.

This obstacle would later be the basis for both the Catastrophic Cannon (Season 7) and the Speeding Silver Bullet (Season 8).

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