Outside of a handful of events, winter sports are left in the cold when compared to the Summer Games. Some of the problem might be because there are only certain parts of the country where one can participate in and enjoy winter sports. America is a big place, and a lot of people have never been to a snow-capped mountain, let alone tried luge. The sports at the Summer Olympics are more appealing to the masses because the likelihood of the masses having participated in those sports, in some form, is great. Most people have competed in a foot race in their lifetime.
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Share on Reddit reddit Bear farming also occurs in China and Vietnam, which has contributed to the species' declining population. According to USA Today, Korean law allows moon bears who have a life expectancy of about 25 to be killed at age 10 so bile can be harvested. According to the PyeongChang organising committee in , one of the reasons the moon bear was chosen as a mascot is because it is a symbol of the Gangwon Province, in which PyeongChang is located. Aussie's 'heartless' admission Aerial skier David Morris has revealed the personal struggle he faced coming to grips with his mother's cancer battle less than two months out from the Winter Olympics. Morris, who controversially finished 10th and just one spot out of the second final at Bokwang Phoenix Park on Sunday night, had to make a tough decision in late December about whether to go to his third Games in PyeongChang. It was then he'd discovered that his mother Margaret had lung cancer. After discussing it with his family he decided to keep training for the event.
By Shelby Slauer Here are some more winter sports that they should add before the opening ceremony — sports that I feel reflect the true spirit of the winter season. Olympic committee, I hope you see these suggestions in time. We can still fly all the athletes in. Everything can still work out.
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