Skeleton has to be the most badass Winter Olympics sport. Just one athlete, sliding down an ice-covered speed hill, head first, on a metal-bladed plank. Viciously simple, blisteringly fast. Olympic sliders take special pride in their custom painted helmets, which are also suitably badass. My favorite is the screamin' eagle of Team USA's Katie Uhlaender. Check out all the intimidating lids our pals at Deadspin rounded up below.

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