Skeleton Run

This weeks sport is skeleton run.

The fast winter sport , Skeleton run was added in to the Olympic program , but only in St. Moritz, Switzerland, 1928 and 1948. It was added in 2002 again. It was named after the boney sled.

Skeleton run is a fast sport were a man/woman, slides down a frozen track reaching speeds of 130 km/h. The rider’s chin sits 8cm from the ice.

THE WINTER OLYMPICS

Each day I will add a new post on a different winter sport (In the Olympics). This week I will be writing about the snowboard halfpipe.

Ladies

1st Kaitlyn Farrington from the USA ,with a top score of 91.75.

2nd Torah Bright from Australia ,with a top score of 91.50.

3rd Kelly Clark from the USA ,with a top score of 90.75.

ladies

Men’s

1st Louri Podladtchikov from switzerland ,with a top score of 94.75.

2nd Ayumu Hirano from Japan ,with a top score of 93.50.

3rd Taku Hiraoka from Japan ,with a top score of 92.25.

Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov