A downhill skier.

Downhill skier

Men on a bobsled.

Bobsled racers

Curling is a lesser known sport that involves pushing a stone across the ice.

Curling is a lesser known olympic sport.

The Winter Olympic Games have many sports. Winter sports are played on snow or ice.

Some Olympic sports are skiing, hockey, and figure skating. Fewer countries participate in the Winter Olympics than the Summer Olympics.

Athletes compete against each other. The winners receive medals. Television makes the Olympics an event that is celebrated and shared around the world.

 

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