Sports: Headfirst at 80 miles per hour on a steel platter. And you thought bobsled and luge were scary.
By Trevor ThiemePosted 02.19.2002 at 11:53 am 0 Comments
Thirty-five seconds into my first run, I realize why they call it "skeleton." G-forces drive my head down, causing my helmet to bounce off the ice as it whizzes by at 45 mph; my bones rattle as I careen around turns I hardly see coming.