Skeleton at the Sochi Olympics

Skeleton 101: Rules

Men’s skeleton Competition will take place on Feb. 15 and 16, with two runs per days. The four times will be added together, and the fastest…

Skeleton start

Skeleton 101: Glossary

Cresta The forerunner to the sport of skeleton. It is believed to be the world’s first sliding sport. Davenport Sled A sled built by former …

Skeleton helmet

Skeleton 101: Equipment

Helmets Required protective gear for all skeleton athletes. They are not allowed to have attached aerodynamic elements.  Sled The sled rides…