Whats the difference between the luge and the skeleton?
Major, if you’re talking about that wind chime you hang at Halloween. But we’re guessing you’re not. They use the same course, but their “vehicles’ are different, says Mr. Vehr. The luge is this missile-like thing with two to four people crouched over and sliding at incredibly fast speeds to the finish line. For the skeleton, Picture a high-tech Flexible Flyer. The skeleton rider simply lies on the sled and…whoosh. And, by the way, the luge rider travels feet first. The skeleton competitor goes head-first. Q: What’s the bi in biathlon represent? A: It means two specific sports, those being cross-country skiing and marksmanship. Ski a little; shoot a little. Q: If I head west, can I buy Olympic souvenirs in Salt Lake City? A: Is this America? Choose from the following: T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, sweaters, Olympic posters and prints, jewelry, snow globes, cheering bells, medallions, books and programs, mascots (rabbit, coyote, bear), toys, tattoos, plates, crystal, key chains, pen