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The Olympic Creed :

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph, but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered, but to have fought well."

Sports in the Winter olympics
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Winter Sports Olympic Categories

Skating

Figure skating
Short Track Speed Skating
Speed skating

Skiing
Alpine Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Freestyle Skiing
Nordic Combined
Ski Jumping
Snowboard
Bobsleigh
Bobsleigh
Skeleton

Biathlon
Luge
Ice Hockey

Curling
Snowboarding

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Skating Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables

Skating

Winter Sports Olympic Categories
This sport includes several Olympic disciplines.

Figure skating
Short Track Speed Skating
Speed skating

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Now ice skating lies somewhere between art and sport, skating on ice was, for hundreds of years, a rapid form of transportation across frozen lakes, rivers and canals, and the oldest form of skate (a length of bone attached to sandals with thongs) dates back to 20,000 years B.C..


Skiing

Skiing Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables


Skiing

Kid Olympic Sports Winter Category
This sport includes several Olympic disciplines.

Alpine Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Freestyle Skiing
Nordic Combined
Ski Jumping
Snowboard

~ On the ancient artefacts, which were found in Russia and are thought to be at least 6000 years old, a hunter on rudimentary skis is clearly identifiable alongside reindeers. It is virtually certain that a form of skiing has been an integral part of life in colder countries since that time.

Biathlon

Biathloin Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables

~ Biathlon
Biathlon was originally a tactic of survival rather than a sport. Northern Europeans skied to hunt for food and, later, skied with weapons to defend their countries. The word "biathlon" stems from the Greek word for two contests. Today it is interpreted as a joining of two sports: cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.

Ice Hockey Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables

Ice Hockey
kid olympics sports winter

~ The word “hockey” comes from the old French word "hocquet", meaning "stick". The origins of ice hockey are unclear, but it is widely accepted that the British are responsible for bringing hockey to North America.
Luge Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables
Luge
Olympic Category
kid olympics sports winter

~ Luge is the French word for sled, and historical findings point to the existence of sleds, as early as AD 800 with the Vikings in the Slagen countryside near the Oslo Fjord. The Vikings are believed to have had sleds with two runners, which resemble the modern-day version
Curling Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables
Curling
Olympic Category

~ Curling originated in the 16th century in Scotland, where games were played during winter on frozen ponds, lochs and marshes. The earliest-known curling stones came from the Scottish
Snowboarding Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables

Snowboarding
Olympic Category
kid olympics sports winter

~ Snowboard cross is fast-paced and action-packed .Athletes race against each other in groups of four on a specially built 700m snowboard cross course that includes banked turns, jumps and waves. No points are given for style and the first athlete across the finish line wins.

~Snowboard cross makes its Olympic debut in Turin having been added to the Olympic Programme in 2003.


Bobsleigh Teddy Kid Olympic Sports Winter Categories Printables

Bobsleigh

Winter Sports Olympic Categories

Bobsleigh
Skeleton

~ Bobsleigh consists of three events in the Olympic programme. Men and women compete in two-man/two-woman, and skeleton events. Men also compete in four-man.

~ Olympic skeleton events consists of two runs timed electronically to 0.01 seconds. The two runs are contested on the same day and the final standings determined by the aggregate time of the two runs. If athletes complete the competition in a tie, they receive the same award.


 

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