MembersFirst Israeli to Ride an Olympic Skeleton

Jewish orthodox Israeli at Winter Olympics

By Israel Today Staff |
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In skeleton, the athlete lies on his sled face-down and travels up to 90 mph ( 145 km / h) through an ice channel. Of course, such an ice channel is difficult to find in Israel, so AJ Edelman had to train in the US, where he grew up.

Edelman is not only the first skeleton athlete from Israel to compete in the Olympic Games, he’s also the first...

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