2014 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2014

Figure skating 101: Equipment

Rink The skating area must be rectangular and if possible should measure 60 meters (196 feet, 10 inches) by 30 meters (98 feet, five inches)…

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford

Figure skating 101: Glossary

Base value Every element has a certain base value according to its level of difficulty. These values are listed in a table called the Scale …

Figure Skating: U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Figure skating 101: Competition format

The Olympic figure skating competition consists of five medal events: team event, men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pairs and ice dancing. The…

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Team Gundersen LH / 4x5 km

Nordic combined 101: Competition

There are three Nordic combined events: individual normal hill, individual large hill, and the team event. Only men compete in nordic combin…

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venue

Nordic combined 101: Venue

Nordic combined’s ski jumping competition at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will take place at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. The venue was…

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Individual Gundersen 10 km Training

Nordic combined 101: Equipment

The equipment needed for nordic combined – as the name would suggest – uses both the equipment for ski jumping and the equipment for cross-c…

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Individual Gundersen 10 km Competition

Nordic combined 101: Glossary

Anchor leg The fourth and final leg of the relay race in the team event. Classical Technique The traditional ski racing technique. Athletes …

Olympics: Nordic Combined-Team Gundersen LH / 4x5 km

Nordic combined 101: Rules and scoring

There are two portions for every Nordic combined event: ski jumping and cross-country skiing. For the individual normal hill event, ski jump…