Tag Archives: Winter Olympics

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: The Coolest Skeleton Helmets at the Winter Games

    2014 Sochi Olympics: The Coolest Skeleton Helmets at the Winter Games

    It’s always important to make a good first impression.  That’s a motto that most groups of individuals choose to live by, and skeleton “sliders” are no exception. When zipping down an icy track head-first, the first thing we see is the slider’s helmet, and several of the skeleton athletes participating at the 2014 Olympic Games […]

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Ashley Wagner Inspires First Great Meme of the Winter Games

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Ashley Wagner Inspires First Great Meme of the Winter Games

    Female figure skater Ashley Wagner was already garnering plenty of attention at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after making it to the games ahead of fellow American Mirai Nagasu, despite finishing behind her at the 2014 United States Figure Skating Championships last month.  And now she’s receiving even more attention since her “bullsh*t” face during […]

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Vladimir Putin Body Art is Quite Sexy (Pic + Video)

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Vladimir Putin Body Art is Quite Sexy (Pic + Video)

    Russian propaganda, or just a creative display of the Olympic spirit? Whatever the case may be, this body art featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin and prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has succeeded in grabbing my attention, and it’ll probably grab yours, too. Check it out: In case you were wondering, the artist here is Dmitry Novik, while […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 4th) – 1st Winter Olympics

    This Day In Sports History (February 4th) – 1st Winter Olympics

    It was on this day in 1924 that the first ever Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix, France (officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games) held its closing ceremonies.  The games began on January 25, and throughout the course of the next 10 days, 49 medals were handed out in bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, ice […]

  • 29 Awkward Winter Sports Fail GIFs

    29 Awkward Winter Sports Fail GIFs

    I’m sure the upcoming XXII Olympic Winter Games are going to features some truly incredible athletic performances that amaze and inspire us. However, the they will also certainly feature some truly epic fail, because, man, these sports are hard. It’s not like the Winter athletes are just running and jumping and swimming, all of which […]

  • The 12 New Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 12 New Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    Pretty much every time the Olympics roll around there seem to be a few new events. However, at the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi there will actually be a record 12 new events, making them the biggest Winter Games ever. What are these new events? Well, there are three new mixed events, four new […]

  • Sochi 2014 Olympic Medals Unveiled (Gallery)

    Sochi 2014 Olympic Medals Unveiled (Gallery)

    In less than one year, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will take place.  During the 22nd edition of the Winter Games, gold, silver and bronze medals will be handed out to competitors in 98 events across 15 different sports.  Athletes all over the world have been preparing for this marquee event for some […]