15 terms

Winter Olympics Trivia

STUDY
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Alpine Skiing
Sliding down snow-covered hills on skis.
Ice Hockey
Two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Snowboard
Both feet are secured to the same board. It can be glided on snow.
Short Track
It is a form of competitive ice speed skating.
It is the sister sport to speed skating.
Ski Jumping
The skiers can glide down a hill and jump off the end.
Figure Skating
The skaters perform various jumps, spins, and dance movements.
Speed Skating
It is the sport of racing on ice skates.
Curling
Two teams of four players slide special stones over ice toward a circle.
Bobsleigh
Two teams run down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.
Skeleton
A person rides a small sled with lying face down.
Freestyle Skiing
A skier performs aerial flips and spins on their skis.
Cross-country Skiing
It is a form of skiing that skiers move across snow-covered ground.
Luge
It is a small sled used for racing down an ice track.
Biathlon
Skiers over the countryside and stop to shoot rifles at targets.
Nordic Combined
Skiers compete in cross-country skiing and ski jumping with this sport.
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