GRAPHIC: Winter speed sports don't always lead to most injuries

Monday, February 15, 2010 | 5:31 p.m. CST
Please click graphic to enlarge.

At the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, 330 athletes visited various medical services. Although there is not a direct correlation between speed and injury, sports with greater speeds tended to have more injuries based on numbers from the Turin games. Luge, despite being one of the fastest Winter Olympic events, had a low number of athletes requiring medical services.

Please click graphic to enlarge.

Like what you see here? Become a member.

Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.