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List of famous skeleton racers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top skeleton racers in the world? This includes the most prominent skeleton racers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable skeleton racers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic skeleton racers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned skeleton racers.

List ranges from Amy Gough to Carla Pavan, plus much more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known skeleton racers to the lesser known skeleton racers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the skeleton racer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous skeleton racers ever?" and "What are the names of famous skeleton racers?" then you're in the right place. (235 items)

Noelle Pikus-Pace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Noelle Pikus-Pace Noelle Pikus-Pace is a retired American skeleton racer who began her career in 2001. She won five medals at the FIBT World Championships, competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and ...more

Amy Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Amy Williams Amy Joy Williams MBE is an English former skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist. Originally a runner, she began training in skeleton after trying the sport on a push-start track at the ...more

Anthony Deane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Anthony Deane Deane Anthony is a skeleton racer.

Janine Flock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Janine Flock Janine Flock is a skeleton racer.

Matthew Antoine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Matthew Antoine Matthew Antoine is a skeleton racer.

John Daly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
John Daly John Daly is a skeleton racer.

Daniel Mächler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Daniel Mächler Daniel Maechler is a Swiss skeleton racer who has competed since 2003. His best Skeleton World Cup finish was second at Igls in January 2007. Maechler's best finish at the FIBT World ...more

Rebecca Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Rebecca Sorensen Rebecca Sorensen  is a skeleton racer.

Cho In Ho is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Cho In Ho In Ho Cho is a skeleton racer.

Michaela Glässer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Michaela Glässer Michaela Glaesser is a skeleton racer.

Alexander Gassner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Alexander Gassner Alexander Gasznar is a skeleton racer.

Sungbin Yun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Sungbin Yun Yun Sung-Bin is an South Korean skeleton racer. He is a participant at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Yun started skeleton at the age of 18 in early 2012, and after three-month training he ...more

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Patrick Shannon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Patrick Shannon Patrick Shannon is an Irish skeleton racer who has competed since 2003. His best World Cup finish was 23rd at Königssee in 2009. Shannon finished 25th in the men's event at the FIBT World ...more

Nicola Drocco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Nicola Drocco Nicola Drocco is a skeleton racer.

Joska Le Conté is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Joska Le Conté Joska Le Conté is a skeleton racer.

Chris Type is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Chris Type Chris Type is a skeleton racer.

Francisco Suárez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Francisco Suárez Francisco Suárez was a Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian, one of the leading figures of the School of Salamanca movement, and generally regarded among the greatest ...more

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Kristan Bromley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Kristan Bromley Kristan Bromley is a British skeleton racer who has competed since 1996. He won the gold medal in the men's event at the 2008 FIBT World Championships in Altenberg, Germany. This was Great ...more

Shelley Rudman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Shelley Rudman Shelley Rudman is a British skeleton bobsledder, the 2013 world champion in that event, an Olympic silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in skeleton and a former World Cup and European ...more

Jeff Pain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Jeff Pain Jeff Pain is an American-born, Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 1995. He is regarded as one of the most successful male competitors in the history of the Canadian skeleton program. ...more

Maya Pedersen-Bieri is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Maya Pedersen-Bieri Maya Pedersen-Bieri is a Swiss skeleton racer who has competed since 1995. She won the gold medal in the women's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She is one of the most ...more

Gregor Stähli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Gregor Stähli Gregor Stähli is a Swiss skeleton racer who has competed since 1989. He won two bronze Winter Olympic medals in the men's skeleton, earning them in 2002 and 2006. Stähli also won ten ...more

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Eric Neilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Eric Neilson Eric Neilson is a skeleton racer.

Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Michael Douglas Michael Douglas is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 2006. He played football and competed in track whilst at University in Toronto, and at the age of 30 he was discovered by ...more

Sarah Reid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Sarah Reid Sarah Reid is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 2005. In 2013 Sarah had 3 podium finishes including win in Lake Placid and a silver on home soil in the Whistler World Cup Event. ...more

Kevin Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Kevin Ellis Kevin Ellis, is an American skeleton racer who competed from 1999 to 2006. He finished 17th in the men's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Ellis also finished sixth in the ...more

Martins Dukurs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Martins Dukurs Martins Dukurs is a Latvian skeleton racer who has competed since 1998. He won silver at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and a second silver at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. He has ...more

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Patrick Singleton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Patrick Singleton Patrick Singleton, is a Bermudian luger who competed in the late 1990s and early 2000s before going into skeleton since 2002. In 1998, Singleton finished 27th in the men's singles event while he ...more

Paul Boehm is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Paul Boehm Paul Boehm is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 1998. He finished fourth in the men's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Boehm's best finish at the FIBT World ...more

Mellisa Hollingsworth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Mellisa Hollingsworth Mellisa Hollingsworth is a Canadian athlete who has competed since 1995. She won the bronze medal in the women's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Hollingsworth also won a ...more

Markus Penz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Markus Penz Markus Penz is an Austrian skeleton racer who has competed since 2002. He finished 16th in the men's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Penz also finished fourth in the men's ...more

Katie Uhlaender is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Katie Uhlaender Katie Uhlaender is an American skeleton racer who has competed since 2003. She won four medals at the FIBT World Championships with one silver and three bronzes. Uhlaender won the women's ...more

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Desiree Bjerke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Desiree Bjerke Desiree Bjerke Andersen is a Norwegian skeleton racer who has competed since 1997. She finished ninth in the women's skeleton event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Bjerke's best finish at ...more

Jon Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Jon Montgomery Jonathan Riley "Jon" Montgomery is a Canadian skeleton racer and television host. He won the Gold Medal in the men's skeleton event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Maria Marinela Mazilu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Maria Marinela Mazilu Maria Marinela Mazilu is a skeleton racer.

Dorin Dumitru Velicu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Dorin Dumitru Velicu Dorin Dumitru Velicu is a skeleton racer.

Anze Setina is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Anze Setina Anze Setina is a skeleton racer.

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Katharine Eustace is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Katharine Eustace Katharine Eustace is a New Zealander skeleton racer. She is a participant at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Sophia Griebel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Sophia Griebel Sophia Griebel is a skeleton racer.

Carla Pavan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Carla Pavan Carla Pavan is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 2002. Her lone Skeleton World Cup victory was at Igls in December 2005. Pavan's best finish at the FIBT World Championships was ...more

Tomass Dukurs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Tomass Dukurs Tomass Dukurs is a Latvian skeleton racer who has competed since 1998. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of fourth in the men's skeleton event at Vancouver in 2010 ...more

Donna Creighton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Donna Creighton Donna Creighton is a skeleton racer.

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Eric Bernotas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Eric Bernotas Eric Bernotas is an American former skeleton racer who has competed since 2002. He won three medals at the FIBT World Championships with two silvers and a bronze. Bernotas discovered the sport ...more

Tionette Stoddard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Tionette Stoddard Tionette Stoddard aka T-Dog is a New Zealand skeleton racer who has competed since 2004. Her best Skeleton World Cup finish was seventh at St. Moritz in January 2008. Stoddard's best finish at ...more

Emma Lincoln-Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Emma Lincoln-Smith Emma Lincoln-Smith is an Australian skeleton racer who has competed since 2004. Her best Skeleton World Cup finish was seventh twice. Born in Warriewood, New South Wales, Lincoln-Smith went to ...more

Olga Potylitsina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Olga Potylitsina Olga Potelitcina is a skeleton racer.

Zach Lund is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Zach Lund Zach Lund is an American skeleton racer who has competed since 2000. He won two bronze medals at the FIBT World Championships with one in 2007 and one in 2008. He finished #1 in World Cup ...more

Anja Huber is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Anja Huber Anja Huber is a German skeleton racer who has competed since 2003. She earned two gold medals at the 2008 FIBT World Championships in Altenberg, Germany, winning them in women's skeleton and the ...more

Michelle Kelly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Michelle Kelly Michelle Kelly is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 1996. She won a complete set of medals at the FIBT World Championships with a gold in 2003, a silver in 2008, and a bronze in ...more

Eiko Nakayama is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Skeleton Racers
Eiko Nakayama Eiko Nakayama is a Japanese skeleton racer who has competed since 1999. Competing in two Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of 12th in the women's skeleton event at Salt Lake City in ...more