Skeleton (sport)

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.

Heichest govrenin bodyFédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing
First playedLate 19t century, Swisserland
Team members1
CategorizationWinter sport, time trial
VenueSkeleton tracks
OlympicPairt o the Winter Olympic programme in 1928 an 1948
Returned tae the Winter Olympic programme in 2002 tae the day