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Always thought that the luge event would be far more entertaining if two sleds started simultaneously and they had to battle their way all the way down the run for the lead. Much like Rollerball; without rollerskates, and um, balls actually.

And for the ice skating , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonya_Harding ------ http://www.azcentral.com/sports/olym...nclick_check=1
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Old 13.02.2014, 16:41
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Always thought that the luge event would be far more entertaining if two sleds started simultaneously and they had to battle their way all the way down the run for the lead. Much like Rollerball; without rollerskates, and um, balls actually.
I guess "Red Bull Crashed Ice" is what you are looking for. Not yet olympic...

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OH NO! Plushenko is out of the men's figure skating. I so wanted to see him skate again. No one has the same presence on the ice that he does. Really disappointed.
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Old 13.02.2014, 17:04
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OH NO! Plushenko is out of the men's figure skating. I so wanted to see him skate again. No one has the same presence on the ice that he does. Really disappointed.
Shouldn't this belong in the First World Problems thread?
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Old 13.02.2014, 17:08
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OH NO! Plushenko is out of the men's figure skating. I so wanted to see him skate again. No one has the same presence on the ice that he does. Really disappointed.
Just saw that! Quelle bummer...but it does kinda throw everything wide open...
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Old 13.02.2014, 18:00
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

If it comes to Ice hockey ,one has to love Canada .In the middle of ice skating event they switch to a Canada hockey game ,like "F--k ice skating". In the NHL they beat the crap out of each other ,now they playing on the same team for Canada ;-) hahaha


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Old 13.02.2014, 18:03
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I guess "Red Bull Crashed Ice" is what you are looking for. Not yet olympic...




Geee Yes I love this ;-)
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Team Luge? New one on me, but sounds as though it might be interesting.

"In an Olympics packed with new events, luge gets in on the act with the debut of Olympic team relay. Each squad goes in order: female competitor, then male, then the doubles team. Each time an athlete gets to the bottom of the track, they hit a touchpad which releases their next team-mate in line, like a baton change. The fastest overall time wins. Germany, winners of the past 10 relay world titles, are the crushing favourites."

That's on this afternoon around 4.15pm UK time on the red button. Skating on again too from 3pm UK time on the red button.

http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/winter-olympics/25763228
I enjoyed that. More exciting than four rounds of the standard luge
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

The germans have solved the olympic ring problem encountered in the opening ceremony

http://elitedaily.com/news/world/fak...ishap-picture/
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20k biathlon was again amazing.
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And in "sophisticated" Europe they are showing some sort of dart competition on Eurosport, ice twirling or whatever it's called on 6 different channels and I had to go on a scavenger hunt for some hockey, eh.
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Old 13.02.2014, 21:12
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

Poor LiB. And with Valentine's being tomorrow it's an extra tough world.
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And in "sophisticated" Europe they are showing some sort of dart competition on Eurosport, ice twirling or whatever it's called on 6 different channels and I had to go on a scavenger hunt for some hockey, eh.
I sympathise. Even the hockey-loving Swiss channels were showing the nancy boy figure skating .
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

Women's skeleton this afternoon is going to be AWESOME (I hope) ...... Come On Lizzie Yarnold!!!
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Old 14.02.2014, 10:03
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

While I found all that Russia and Putin bashing pretty annoying... must I admit I love this one:


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Another gold for Cologna, Switzerland now have 4 golds in total.
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

Aaaand another Swiss gold, Villetta in the combined
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Aaaand another Swiss gold, Villetta in the combined
Beat me to it PaddyG. It takes them up into second place in the medals table behind Germany.
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Re: Winter Olympics 2014

CH - SWE currently 0 -0 after the first period....
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