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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Olympics

Is flaw with new suits hurting Olympic speedskaters?

Some poor results among U.S. speedskaters at the Olympics in Sochi has led the team’s coaches to question what is causing the unexpected problems. According to the Wall Street Journal, the speedskating coaches believe a flaw with the new speedskating suits is hurting the athletes. Here’s what The Journal wrote in an article published on…Read More

Swedish skier Henrik Harlaut wipes out, pants almost fall down (GIF)

Swedish freestyle skier Henrik Harlaut nearly gave us our second wardrobe malfunction of the Winter Olympics on Thursday when his pants almost fell down during the qualifying round of the ski slopestyle competition. Harlaut is known for wearing extremely baggy ski pants. He has suspenders to hold them up, but that didn’t stop viewers from…Read More

Phil Kessel pounded Powerade during USA’s win over Slovakia (Video)

Those of you who crawled out of bed early on Thursday to watch the US men’s hockey team take on Slovakia in the Winter Olympics were treated to a complete blowout. The Americans dominated play from the opening face-off and won 7-1, scoring six goals in the second period alone. But don’t worry, Slovakia, a…Read More

Vladimir Putin hugs gay Olympic speedskater Ireen Wust (Video)

A lot was made about Russia’s anti-gay laws leading up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Fortunately, it does not seem like there have been any issues for athletes and visitors during the first week of the Games. In fact, Russian president Vladmir Putin even hugged an openly gay competitor earlier this week. Dutch speedskater…Read More

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