But for swimmers at the 1900 Paris Olympics, things were a little more challenging —certainly for competitors in the 200 metres obstacle race.
The was also established during this congress.
One thing that many Olympic sports share in common? The race featured competitors climbing a pole which hovered just above the water, and both scrambling over and under rows of boats before reaching the finish line.
Skeleton Debut in Winter Olympics: 1928 Most Medals: Great Britain List of Events: Skeleton men's and women's Skeleton was first introduced to the Winter Olympic Games in 1928.
They fly through the air with the greatest of ease.
Which Olympic sport is most popular in the United States? Rifle and pistol feature competitors shooting at fixed targets, while contestants in shotgun shoot at moving targets.