List of Snow Sports in Olympics

List of Snow Sports in Olympics

Snow sports are usually played in winters. However, this sports domain has made a niche for itself in Winter Olympics as well. We all know about the regular sports such as sledding, skiing, ice skating. But there are various other sports that most people don’t know about. Let’s take a look all the sports you can try during winters.

•    Ice skating: There are different types of ice skating. There is figure skating, speed skating and short-track speed skating. 

•    Skiing: Skiing comes in various forms. There is alpine, cross-country, freestyle, Nordic, ski archery, mogul skiing etc.

•    Sledding: Sleds are used in various forms such as luge, ice blocking, dogsled racing, skeleton and slopestyle.

•    Snowmobiling: When it comes to snowmobiling, free style, recreational, snow-cross, cross-country and hill climbing are ideal choices. 

These are some of the famous snow sports that are played during Olympics and are a favorite among the athletes and people. 

 

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