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Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Iran is not what the rest of the world thinks it is. People think the hijab stops Iranian women from doing what they want to do. Our women can be just as strong as the men. (FAR FROM HOME, PRESENTED BY BRIDGESTONE) (6 UNLIKELY STORIES OF OLYMPIC HOPE) (TEHRAN, IRAN) Are you ready? The way …

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Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – Stories To Watch. Curling. Curling appeared at the Olympics in 1924. After that it dipped on and off as a demonstration sport mainly, but did not become an Olympic regular again till 1998. The game itself rewards good concentration, steady nerves and team strategy, with one person sliding the rock and one …

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Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

What Manuela achieved at Lillehammer was incredible and perhaps unrepeatable. I wouldn’t have achieved it if I had not believed since I was a child, that girls like me who love cross-country skiing, could achieve great things in sport. Following Lillehammer, Manuela has left a historic and indelible mark as an athlete and as a …

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Curling at PyeongChang 2018 – Team Canada // Curling à PyeongChang 2018 – Équipe Canada

There is a lot of attention to detail in curling. There’s a lot of nuances in the sport. It’s much like hockey. I mean, you’re team Canada and you are curling so you’re expected to do well, so there’s a lot of inherent pressure. It’s a challenging game, both mentally and physically. There’s so many …

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Cross country skiing at PyeongChang 2018 – Team Canada // Ski de fond à PyeongChang 2018

Cross country skiing at PyeongChang 2018 – Team Canada // Ski de fond à PyeongChang 2018

Cross-country skiing is a very painful sport. In a race, your muscles are burning, your legs are burning, abs are burning, but we’ve trained ourselves to push through this pain. To be representing Canada and the Yukon this year at the Olympics with two of my teammates from my same hometown Whitehorse, it’s really quite …

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Alpine Skiing at PyeongChang 2018 – Team Canada // Ski alpin à PyeongChang 2018

Alpine Skiing at PyeongChang 2018 – Team Canada // Ski alpin à PyeongChang 2018

I think the best way to describe is really just stick your head out your car window when you’re going really fast. 130 kilometres an hour feels actually fairly safe, it’s 150, 155, that feels very uncertain. We have a good team. We’re putting in more effort. We’re all developing quite quickly and we have …

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The Legend of the Crazy Canucks Olympic Alpine Skiing Team | On the Line

The Legend of the Crazy Canucks Olympic Alpine Skiing Team | On the Line

From 1975 to 1984, the Crazy Canucks defined what it meant to be the best in the world, mostly in downhill, but it defined it because they were individuals who worked together, who pushed each other, who encouraged and empowered each other to beat whatever came their way, regardless of the size of the team, …