The United States has the most medals all time in
Snow boarding having 19 and 7 gold.
Switzerland and France are 2 and 3 having 9 and 8
Shaun White is one of the best snow boarders in the
Two other top Olympic snowboarders, are Greg Bretz
and Trevor Jacob.
They will be competing to win the gold.
For the country that has the most
medals, Canada, Sweden, and Switzerland are 1,2 and 3
Canada has 8, Switzerland has 5 and Sweden has 4.
Curling is a sport in which you glide a large, round
stone and use brooms to push the stone into the
The round stone is made out of granite.
Switzerland has the most bobsled medals all time with
Germany has 21 and the US has 20.
Bobsledding is a sport in which a team goes into a sled
and races with other teams.
Steven Holcomb was the pilot of the “Nights Train”
and helped capture the USA first gold medal since
Austria has the most alpine skiing medals this year
Germany and Italy both have 1.
Alpine skiing is just down-hill skiing.
Bode Miller is aiming to be the first American Alpine
skier to compete in 5 Olympics.
Athletes that compete in the ski jump ski down a big
slope and jump the farthest they can go.
Norway has the most ski jump medals of all time with
Austria has 23 and Finland has 22 medals.
Nick Alexander finished first in the USSA National
The US has 2 medals this year and Canada has 1.
It is used in a half pipe.
Nick Goepper faced geographical obstacles during his
He is a good freestyle skier and this is his first
Norway, France, and the Czech Republic all have 2
medals in the Sochi Olympics.
How it works: first competitors must ski five laps, four
of which they must shoot targets with a .22 caliber
Tora berger is good at what he does.
Hockey is a sport in which there are 5 players on each
You have to try and score a puck in the opponents goal.
Canada and the US are good hockey teams having 18
and 15 medals all time.
Short track is a competition conducted on a 111 meter
track on an international size hockey rink.
The skaters race in packs not pairs.
One of the best short track competitors is Viktor
Ahn, who won the bronze in this years Olympics.
Speed skating is the sport of competitive racing on
specially designed skates, typically on an oval track.
Straphan Groothuis is one of the most well known
speed skaters in the Olympics.
The Netherlands has 10 medals.
The Republic of Korea has 1 and Russia has 2.