SOCHI SCENE: Jamaica's bobsled song
SOCHI, Russia (AP) Jamaican bobsled fans have a new tune for their country's improbable run Sunday night.
The country's main tourism agency is touting ''The Bobsled Song,'' a tune designed to sync with the two-man run of Marvin Dixon and Winston Watts.
See an eight-bit animated music video for the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r71JHunY8rI
The lyrics and ''It's bobsled time'' chorus follow the course of the 1,500-meter (4,921-foot) track with its 17 turns and vertical drop of 125.5 meters (410 feet).
During the last part of the course, the group sings: ''Last turn, keep your head down/I see the finish line/Jamaica rock the whole town.''
Jamaica, a tropical island nation, qualified for the two-man bobsled competition for the first time since 2002, making it without racing in any World Cup events but accumulating enough points in lower-tier races in North America.
The Jamaicans are considered a long shot to win a medal.
Jamaica's run to the Calgary Games in 1988 was depicted in the film ''Cool Runnings.''
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