Jamie Nicholls gives you full access to the Snowboard events at PyeongChang 2018 | Winter Tales

The Olympics is the dream. Such an honour to represent your country on one of the biggest sporting events in the world. If you’re not looking at your television, now’s the time. 3½ on that one. A true definition of happiness, of friendship, of honour. When you come to the Olympics and see all the […]

Snowboard Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Snowboard. The genesis of modern snowboarding began in 1965 when a Michigan engineer invented a toy for his daughters by fastening two skis together and attaching a rope to one end. He later patented the invention, sold half a million Snurfers and organised the first snurfing competition in 1968. Over […]

Speed Skating Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – stories to watch. Speed skating. Speed skating is thought to have originated in Scandinavia where natives strapped bones to their shoes so they could glide faster along frozen canals and rivers. The sport has been a part of every Winter Olympics since 1924. In Pyeongchang, competition will include the 500m for both […]

Ice Hockey Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018: Stories To Watch. Ice hockey. Ice hockey made its debut at the 1920 Summer Olympics, which were held in Antwerp, Belgium, during the temperate month of April, but it has been a Winter Games staple since the first was held in Chamonix 1924. A women’s tournament was added in Nagano 1998. Six players […]

Short Track Speed Skating Stories to Watch | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Short Track Speed Skating. Short track speed skating debuted as a medal sport at the Olympics in 1992, but its origins date back to the 1920s, when so-called pack-style skating, with its chaos, collisions and unpredictability, made it a fan favourite on ovals, and in the tiny confines of arenas. […]

Anatomy of an Ice Hockey Player: the Strength and Recovery of Jenn Wakefield

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… That’s it, come on! ..as we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF AN ICE HOCKEY PLAYER) Ice hockey is a team game really like no other. They come onto the ice at 100%, they […]

Figure Skating Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – the stories to watch. Figure skating. Figure skating is the most graceful sport at the Winter Olympics, matching elegance with intense concentration, pinpoint precision with spins, throws and jumps, all on blades barely wider than a fingernail. There are five disciplines in figure skating. The men’s and ladies singles events consist of […]