Skeleton, XX Winter Olympic Games Torino 2006
When the Winter Olympic Games were held there in 1928 and 1948, the event was included in the program. Skeleton returned a third time at the 2002 Games, after a 54-year absence, while women's skeleton appears for the first time at Salt Lake City.
RULES OF SKELETON
When the race starts, the temperature of the runners must be within 4°C of the reference runner, which is exposed to the open air for one hour before the start of the competition. It is prohibited to warming the sled's metal runners or to use any substance that improves sliding.