PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018 emblem.jpgSouth Korea will host its first Winter Olympics in the northern county of PyeongChang. Olympic venues will be scattered around the rugged Taebaek Mountain region, with alpine speed events scheduled for Jeongseon. The coastal city of Gangneung will host all ice sports, including curling. The XX111 Winter Olympics will take place from February 8th through to the closing ceremony on February 25th. 

TASK: Prepare a report on 4 of 15 sports to be included in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Many of these sports are multi-dimensional and have different elements to them. If, for example, you click on  Alpine Skiing you will note that there are Downhill, Slalom, Super G, Giant Slalom and Combined Downhill events included in the one sport. There is also a combined Alpine Team Event for men. All events have individual medal status.

The Australian Team will feature in alpine skiingbobsleighcross country skiingfigure skatingfreestyle skiingluge, short track speed skatingskeletonsnowboard and speed skating.


          Alpine-Skiing-3-icon.pngAlpine SkiingWinter Olympics.jpg

          Cross-Country-icon.png Cross-Country

          Freestyle-Skiing-icon.pngFreestyle Skiing

          Nordic-Combined-icon.pngNordic Combined

          Ski-Jumping-icon.pngSki Jumping



          Ice-Hockey-icon.pngIce Hockey

          Short-Track-icon.pngShort Track



          Figure-Skating-icon.pngFigure Skating



          Speed-Skating-icon.pngSpeed Skating

Tora Bright (AUS)... Gold Medal... Half-Pipe Snowboard... Vancouver, 2010 (Snowboard)

Lydia Lassila (AUS)... Gold Medal... Aerials..Vancouver, 2010 (Freestyle)

Dale Begg-Smith(AUS) .. Gold Medal.. Men's Moguls... Torino, 2006 (Freestyle)

Slopestyle World Championships, 2013 (Freestyle)

Ski Cross (Freestyle)

Amy Williams (GB) Women's Skeleton Gold Medal... Vancouver, 2010

Stephen Bradbury (AUS)... Gold Medal... 500 m Speedskating... Salt Lake City, 2002

Thomas Morgenstern (AUT) 90 M Ski Jump Gold Medal...Torino, 2010

Baithlon Relay... Vancouver

Luge Double... Vancouver

Bobsleigh... Vancouver

Figure Skating Dance Pairs... Vancouver

Ice Hockey Gold Medal, Canada V USA.. Vancouver, 2010