The Olympics include the summer games, winter games, and Paralympic Games. Each type of games is held every four years, with the winter and summer games held two years apart from each other. In this entry, we’ll look at the history of the Olympic Games and the traditional symbols of the Games.
What is a skeleton race?
Skeleton is a winter sliding sport in which a person rides a small sled, known as a skeleton bobsled (or -sleigh), down a frozen track while lying face down and head-first. … Unlike other sliding sports of bobsleigh and luge, the race always involves single riders.
Who will host Olympics 2020?
New IOC policies also allowed the host organizing committee to add new sports to the Olympic program for just one Games.
2020 Summer Olympics.
|Host city||Tokyo, Japan|
|Motto||United by Emotion|
|Nations||205 (+ EOR team)|
|Events||339 in 33 sports (50 disciplines)|
How dangerous is skeleton?
According to Salon, skeleton is actually regarded as the safest of the sliding sports, mainly because its steering mechanism is more subtle and precise than luge so turns are not as risky. The sled is also lighter than the luge sled or the bobseld. “If the bobsled rolls over on you, that’s 500 pounds,” Daly said.