This Is What It Feels Like To Rocket Downhill At 145 km/h During Olympic Skeleton Racing

This Is What It Feels Like To Rocket Downhill At 145 km/h During Olympic Skeleton Racing

Remember the feelings of thrill and terror when you launched your sled down a steep snow-covered hill? American Skeleton racer John Daly has been doing that competitively for 15 years, but his sled, which slides down an ice-covered bobsled using a pair of metal runners, can actually hit speeds of up to 145 kilometres per hour.

It’s hard to fathom what it’s like to hit speeds that fast outside of a motorised vehicle, so CNN’s

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