Winter Olympics 2018

by Hollie Alder

Earlier this month, it was announced that Pyeongchang South Korea would be the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The opening ceremonies will be held on February 9 and the Olympics will run through February 25th. The most popular events consist of the Snowboard half pipe, Four men bobsled, Figure skating for women, Alpine skiing downhill, Hockey, Skeleton, Short track relay, Figure skating ice dancing, Ski jumping, Snowboard cross, and Aerials.

“I’m just happy it’s not in North Korea,” said Rockwell Junior Keegan Beck.

Tune in for more information as the new year gets closer.

Winter Olympic Sports:

Alpine skiing (11 events)

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Biathlon (11 events)

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Bobsleigh (3 events)

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Cross-country skiing (12 events)

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Curling (3 events)

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Figure skating (5 events)

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Freestyle skiing (10 events)

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Ice hockey (2 events)

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Luge (4 events)

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Nordic combined (3 events)

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Short track speed skating (8 events)

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Skeleton (2 events)

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Ski jumping (4 events)

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Snowboarding (10 events)

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Speed skating (14 events)

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