Skeleton (sport)

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Skeleton
Brady Canfield skeleton start.jpg
Brady Canfield pushes off at the stairt
Heichest govrenin body Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing
First played Late 19t century, Swisserland
Characteristics
Contact No
Team members 1
Categorization Winter sport, time trial
Venue Skeleton tracks
Olympic Pairt o the Winter Olympic programme in 1928 an 1948
Returned tae the Winter Olympic programme in 2002 tae the day

Skeleton is a fast winter slidin sport in which an individual person rides a smaa sled doun a frozen track while lyin face doun, during which athletes experience forces up tae 5g. It oreeginatit in St. Moritz, Swisserland, as a spin-off frae the popular Breetish sport o Cresta sleddin.