- Keep Skeleton In The Closet. Reilly, Rick // Sports Illustrated;1/23/2006, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p76
The article presents the author's views on the forthcoming 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, with particular focus on the sport of skeleton. It is the author's view that the sport is the dumbest sport ever invented. The author discusses the popularity of the sport and the media coverage...
- Skeleton. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2008, p874
An almanac entry on the skeleton champions in the Winter Olympic Games from 1928 to 2006 is presented. Jennison Heaton of the U.S. won the men's skeleton championship in 1928. Nino Bibbia of Italy won the championship in 1948. In 2002, Tristan Gale of the U.S. won the women's skeleton...
- Olympic Quest. Pennington, Bill // New York Times Upfront;3/7/2005, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p8
Presents an interview with Faisel Ghazi Faisel, skeleton tobogganing player from Baghdad, Iraq, regarding his goal to compete in the Winter Olympic Games. Reason for wanting to compete in the Winter Games; Significance of the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation to his goal; Skeleton training...
- ICE ICE CRAZY. Brown, Dennis // Ralph;Jul2004, p38
Interviews Australian skeleton rider Shaun Boyle. Background of his interest in skeleton riding; Injury suffered during a competition in Japan; Rivals in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy.
- Clear and Present Danger. Layden, Tim // Sports Illustrated;2/4/2002, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p108
Focuses on the dangers of sports in the Winter Olympics. How downhill skiers may exceed 75 miles per hour; Crash of Hermann Maier at the Nagano Olympics; Speed of luge sleds and skeleton racers; Dangers of ski jumping and aerial freestyle skiing; Battle between mind and body in dangerous sports.
- SLIDE RULES. // Sports Illustrated;3/10/2010, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p42
The article presents photographs of lugers and skeleton racers competing at the 2010 Winter Olympics, which includes Erin Hamlin of the U.S., Felix Loch of Germany, and Noelle Pikus-Pace of the U.S.
- You Have to Have A Screw Loose. King, Kelley; Mravic, Mark; O'Brien, Richard // Sports Illustrated;02/07/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 5, Following p34
Reports on skeleton, an Olympic sledding event that will make a reappearance at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City after a 54-year hiatus. Comment on the inherent danger in the sport; Description of the track which propels sledders to speeds in excess of 75 miles per hour; Comments of sledder Jim...
- King of Shaves uses viral ads to cash in on Winter Olympics. // New Media Age;12/8/2005, p7
The article focuses on a viral advertising campaign being produced by shaving firm King of Shaves aimed at cashing in on the 2006 Winter Olympics. The campaign will feature Kristan Bromley, a British medal hopeful for the 2006 Olympics. King of Shaves already sponsors Bromley, the current World...
- Medals Sweep. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;3/4/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 20, p3
Discusses the medalists of the 2002 Winter Olympic event. Snowboarders who won all three medals in the men's halfpipe competition; Recipient of the first medal of the U.S. in the 2002 Games.