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    On February 22, 1980, two teams hit the ice in the Olympic Center Arena, now called Herb Brooks Arena, in the small town of Lake Placid, New York. The Soviet team, made up of active duty military members and world class athletes, took on the young American team, made up of mostly college kids and amateur hockey players. The Soviets struck first with a goal which was shortly answered by the United States team. The Soviets answered with another goal and as the period was about to end, the American team snuck in another goal to tie the score up 2-2 at the end of the first period. The Russians changed goalies going into the second period and although they outshot the Americans 12-2 in the second period, the Soviets managed to only score one goal,…

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    sports. To be more precise, this sport appeared in the 16th century in Scotland, where winter sports had particular popularity. Interestingly that the earliest-known curling stones originates from Scottish regions of Stirling and Perth and date from 1511. ("Curling Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History") However, stones with handles appeared in the 1600s. The sport of curling was developing with the passing of time. For example, the first curling clubs opened in Scotland, and the first…

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    Ice Hockey Research Paper

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    Although Finland was one of the last european countries to be introduced to ice hockey when the country was introduced in 1927 ice hockey flourished. By the 1950s in Finland ice hockey was beginning to be one of the most played winter sports and offered better facilities for athletes. The first indoor ice hockey rink in Finland was built in 1956, in Tampere. This rink was built just in time for the First World Ice Hockey Championships held in Finland. Since the early 1970s the Finnish lions were…

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    next slot game. Playtech’s Ice Hockey is a winter sport-themed slot that allows you to get in on the action of hockey without being one of 12 oversized men slamming and bashing into one another. So, take your chance to watch this sport from the side like, or rather, side reel. This thrill a minute 5-reel, 15-payline game pays in both directions, and is loaded with bonus action and includes spinners that will ensure you enjoy the action of the game, no matter whether you actually like the game…

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    Have you ever almost died doing something you love? well snowboarder Shaun White, known as the Flying Tomato is a two time Olympic gold medalist. He has also won multiple Winter X Games medals. Shaun white had an exciting childhood. He was born on September 3 1986. He started snowboard at age 6. His parents moved him from skiing to snowboarding because they thought it would keep him out of trouble. Shaun was born with a heart defect that could have affected his whole life. When Shaun was…

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    During the 1920s there were many celebrities and stars that Americans idolized. Sports became a major form of entertainment and most people attended movies weekly so naturally sports stars and movie gained prominence. One such person was the incredibly talented figure skater Sonja Henie. Sonja Henie made many notable achievement and had a huge impact on the sport she loved. Sonja Henie was born April 8, 1912. She was born in Norway in what is the modern day capital city of Oslo. In 1924 she…

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    Duluth National Championship race. T-train has many historical events and background that many people don’t know. Tucker hibbert is one of the best snowmobile racers in the past two decades. Tucker Hibbert is an awesome racer but not many people know his background. Here is some of his personal info like hometown, date of birth and nickname. These things are crucial to knowing his complete background. His hometown is Pelican Rapids MN. His well known nickname is T-train. His birthday is June 24…

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    In “Russia ban adds to South Korea’s Winter Olympics woes” by James Griffiths explains how Russia not competing has had a major impact on the ticket sale of the already low amount for the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea. Russian Athletes like Evgenia Medvedeva and Irina Avvakumova plan to not compete if they cannot compete under the Russian flag. With Russian spectators making up a large number of the visitors to winter games, South Korea struggles to get ticket buyers. The term oil with…

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    The 1980 U.S Olympic Hockey team’s victory over the Soviet Union is seen as one of, if not the greatest sports moment of the 20th century. Many believe that it was just a hockey game in which the U.S upset the Soviet Union. However, it was much more than just a game. In fact there were a lot of things that make it viewed as one of the greatest sports moments of the 20th century. It still has a lasting impact on the growth and development of American hockey today and has helped make the game…

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    Loloe Kim Research Paper

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    Chloe Kim became an increasingly eminent name in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The California native started snowboarding at the age of 4, and became the prevailing female half-pipe champion in the world. Kim won her first medal in the X games at the age of 13, and has since earned 3 consecutive gold medals in the 2015-2016 games. This made her the only athlete in the history of the X Games to hold three gold medals before the age of 16. Kim was also the first woman to…

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