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…

Olympics: Ski Jumping-Ladies' Normal Hill Individual Official Training

Ski jumping 101: Scoring

Jumpers are scored based on distance jumped and style points earned, alongside gate and wind compensation points. The distance is measured a…