Check out these Olympic Skeleton athletes and their super cool helmets

Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana
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There may not be a Winter Olympics sport more terrifying than the Skeleton. This is the sporting event where athletes voluntarily hurl themselves head first down a curving ice track at speeds of over 80 mph — with no brakes!

While most people may be too afraid to try it, it certainly does make for a fantastic spectator sport.

For the athletes willing to risk life and limb for the glory of an Olympic medal, apparently you need a super cool helmet. The Skeleton helmets at the Pyeongchang Olympics are creative pieces of art that not only serve to protect the the riders' noggins. They also seem to embody the spirit of the athlete wearing them.

Here is a sampling of some of our favorites.

Photo above: Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana.

Joseph Luke Cecchini of Itay
2018Joseph Luke Cecchini of Italy.
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Barrett Martineau of Canada
Barrett Martineau of Canada.
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Yun Sungbin of South Korea
Yun Sung-bin of South Korea.
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Katie Uhlaender of the U.S.
Katie Uhlaender of the U.S.
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Maria Marinela Mazilu of Romania
Maria Marinela Mazilu of Romania.
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Adam Edelman of Israel
Adam Edelman of Israel.
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Kevin Boyer of Canada
Kevin Boyer of Canada.
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Alexander Gassner of Germany
Alexander Gassner of Germany.
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Kim Meylemans of Belgium
Kim Meylemans of Belgium.
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Mirela Rahneva of Canada
Mirela Rahneva of Canada.
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Hiroatsu Takahashi of Japan
Hiroatsu Takahashi of Japan.
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Mariana Gilardoni of Switzerland
Marina Gilardoni of Switzerland.
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Jane Channell of Canada
Jane Channell of Canada.
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Ander Mirambell of Spain
Ander Mirambell of Spain.
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Jackie Narracott of Australia
Jackie Narracott of Australia.
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