Team USA’s Eagle-Themed Skeleton Helmet Has Been Upstaged

We’re big supporters of the heavily-sweatered Team USA and all, but when it comes to helmets worn during Skeleton races in Sochi, America may not actually be taking home the gold. Katie Uhlaender’s (of Team USA) bald-eagle themed headpiece is unquestionably a work of patriotic art, but some of her opponents went the dark route—and their helmets are straight-up metal. Laughing Squid has compiled this list of some of the best helmets that can be found on the Winter Games’ most daring athletes, so you can decide for yourself who wins the battle of airbrushed skull protectors …

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