Skeleton

by Jesse Hooser

Introduction

This is a book about a sport called the Skeleton. It is done in the olympics. They go down a very icy hill.

How the sport is played

The sport is played by running with a pair of cleats on,and they jump on the sled. Then they go as fast as possible

History

Skeleton,which takes place on the track or "run" as the bobsleigh. Back then to steer the sled you would use movements. Because then the was not as steep. Now they don't need to steer because it is more steeper.

Gear

-Bumpers

-gloves

-handles

-helmet

-racing suit

-shoes

make sure you always wear gear

science of my sport

Gravity is keeping the sled on the track. The force is making it go faster. When the sled is going down hill it is making friction which helps them take control.

CONCLUSION

This is a very dangerous sport to do.People can die doing this sport