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Madline Sumayah Winterolympic


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Madline Sumayah Winterolympic

  1. 1. Winter Olympics 2010 By Sumayah and Madeline
  2. 2. Speed Skating When you are speed skating you skate around a 400 metre oval ice rink.The athletes compete in pairs taking turns to change lanes from inside to out side or outside to inside.
  3. 3. Snowboard! In the parallel slalom,two snowboarders race down the course,turning through the series of the gates. The fastest snowboarders can go to the next round. The top finishes compete in 9 runs.
  4. 4. ICE HOCKEY During the olympic winter games, eight women’s teams and 12 mens teams compete in round robin tournaments. top seeded teams from round robin play advance to the playoff rounds.
  5. 5. Bobsleigh Today’s bobsleigh is built to be fast and aerodynamic, with a rounded fiberglass nose and four highly polished steel runners. To begin, the racers, start off in fast mode as they can for 50 metres, then jump on the bobsleigh in a seated descent down the track.The drivers steers down the track, while at the end of the race, the brakeman finished the sled.
  6. 6. Ice Dance • Ice Dance is performed by a couple and is based by their rhythm.
  7. 7. Biathlon In the relay event, one by one, each member of a four-person team skies a leg (7.5km for men 6 km for woman.)tagging the the next team member at their leg. Each team member skies three legs and has to stop twice at the shooting area. If an athlete misses the target,The athlete must ski a 150 penalty lap for each missed shot.
  8. 8. Skeleton There are two individual skeleton events in the olympic games,one for men and one for woman. Both events consist of four heats held over two days,timed to 0.01 seconds.
  9. 9. Snowboarding In half pipe one snowboarder at a time performs a routine of acrobatic jumps,twists and tricks inside of a half-cylinder shaped as a snow tube or ramp when moving from one side of the tube to the other side.
  10. 10. SKI JUMPING In this event,each group is comprised of four athletes and there are two competition rounds. In the first round,one skier from each group jumps. Then, the second skier from each group jumps. Then the third,followed by the fourth.
  11. 11. Figure skating Figure skating is a sport in which individual,pairs or groups perform spins jumps,footwork and other intricate and challenging moves on ice.
  12. 12. Mascots The mascots are Miga, Quatchi and Sumi.