Skeleton Slider Flips Upside Down At 75 MPH, Crawls Back Onto Sled, Continues Down The Track

Irish skeleton slider Sean Greenwood went airborne after a crash at the Olympics, but was somehow able to continue his run after a quick recovery.

He was travelling at 75 mph, so it all happened in the space of a few seconds. But when you break it down frame by frame you see that he actually crashes, flies into the air, lands upside down, flips the sled back over, crawls onto it, and finishes the run.


He got caught to high on the track around a late turn:

Skeleton crash start

His sled lost contact with the track, sending him airborne:

Skeleton crash fall

He landed on his side, and slid down the track on his back:

Skeleton crash upside

But he never let go of his sled:

Skeleton crash sideways

He began to manoeuvre it back underneath him:

Skeleton crash turning sled

He got the sled back on its runners:

Skeleton crash flip

And pulled himself back into proper position:

Skeleton crash safe


Skeleton crash phew

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