It might be one of the most popular Winter Olympic sports around, attracting throngs of cowbell-ringing fans everywhere it goes. But did you know that snowboarding was actually banned by most ski resorts until the 1980s? All right. Chill out, mate. Chill out. It’s a ski resort. Oh… So how did snowboarding go from the […]
To be a legend in a sport you have to change it. You force the rest of the sport to become better because you exist. He’s just an incredible athlete and amazing competitor. I’ve done more in business and in life and these things than I ever have after winning the Olympics. There is that […]
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 […]
Snowboarding is not a major sport in Japan. The pipes in Japan are not up to the standards of the rest of the world. But I always believe in myself and try to perform my best no matter how bad the conditions are. Instead of trying to flip as high as I can I prefer […]
Tonight, we are finally at Women’s Hockey United States verses Russia. OAR Go Team USA! USA! USA! USA! Second period is definitely heating up. Way more intense than first period. USA! Yes! Go get your Gold, Baby!!! Go get that Medal! That’s your Medal! We love you, USA!
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 […]
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 […]
There’s Steven Bradbury, first on the left, lining up for the final of the men’s 1,000m speed-skating event at Salt Lake City. He was competing in his first Olympic men’s final at the age of 30, a career highlight for a veteran athlete who had paid his dues in a tough and dangerous sport. Bradbury […]