Winter Sports

Winter Sports

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1.

The word Luge is French for...

Sled
Ice trails
Fast
Slope
I don't know
2.

In the sport of hockey who has been touted "The Great One"?

Mario Lemieux
Wayne Gretzky
Maurice Richard
Gordy Howe
I don't know
3.

Bobsledding reportedly arose from tobogganing in the 1880s. When did women start Bobsledding at the Olympic Winter Games?

1920
1954
1978
2002
I don't know
4.

Hack, Hog line, House are all terms used in what winter sport?

Broomball
Hockey
Curling
Cross Country Skiing
I don't know
5.

In Figure Skating what is a Biellman?

A jump in which skater lands on two feet.
A spin in which skaters hold the free skate and pull their leg up above the head.
A figure-eight skaters make at the beginning of a competition.
The area where a skater goes after they skate to see their scores.
I don't know
6.

Which of the following is NOT an official Alpine Ski event?

Speed skiing
Super Giant Slalom
Speed Slalom
Giant Slalom
I don't know
7.

One of the most famous Dog Sled races is the Iditarod. It is run every year to commemorate what event?

The infamous police chase of John Porter and Wayne Ross, two bank robbers across Alaska's rugged terrain.
The serum run of 1925, when a serum was needed to inoculate townspeople of Nome, Alaska during an epidemic of diphtheria.
The medial emergency run that had Dr Henry Wadson travel to Nome, Alaska to treat newborn Siamese twins.
The delivery of election ballots to Nome, Alaska by dog-sled.
I don't know
8.

Who won the first gold medal awarded in Olympic Snowboarding?

Ross Rebagliati
Ross Powers
Todd Richards
Alberto Tomba
I don't know
9.

At present Norwegians have access to how many kilometers of marked ski trails?

500 km
1,000 km
15,000 km
30,000 km
I don't know
10.

In 1963 Sam Jacks invented a winter sport just for women in North Bay, Ontario. What was the sport?

Ringette
Precision Ice Skating
Biathalon
Ski Ballet
I don't know
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