There’s No Snow At The Winter Olympics?

We told you earlier the mid-south tonight is coping with heavy snow, but in Vancouver Canada, site of this year’s winter Olympics, it’s the exact opposites and that is an issue. Winter Olympic organizers in Vancouver are sweating. Warmer than average temperatures this month have produced more rain than snow at one of the main…

Which countries REALLY win the Olympics?

Every Olympics you see lists like this. Tables, showing the number of medals each nation has won. This is nice and simple but the problem is that it actually doesn’t tell you very much. A nation’s size dramatically affects the number of medals it wins, so just adding them up is unfair to countries who…

I Drove My Childhood Favorite Racing Game In Real Life

When I was a kid, one of the video games I played a lot was Need For Speed II. Actually, it wasn’t even the full game. It was a demo version that came on a free CD with a monthly computer magazine. ANNOUNCER: “Three! Two! One!” The demo only had one car and one track,…

2010 Winter Olympics Montage – Stephen Brunt Video Essay

massive national celebration and outpouring of patriotism continues and i think it’s appropriate that one week ago as we reach the mid way point of these games steven brunt of the globe and mail brought us in a video essay you might remember he described the feeling that was emerging in this country a momentum…

Women ski jump into Olympics’ history

WHAT REALLY IS AN INSPIRINGJERO OF A PERFECT JUMP IS LIKE NOTHING ELSE. >>IT’S EVERLESS, CLEAN AND YOU JUST FLOAT.>>Reporter: JESSICA’S INCREDIBLE OLYMPIC JOURNEY STARTED WITH THIS JUMP AT THE AGE OF 7. >>NUMBER 7, JESSICA JEROME. >>GOOD JUMP, JESS. >>SHE CAME HOME AND ANNOUNCED SHE WANTED TO SKI JUMP. I HAD NO IDEA WHAT…

4 Ski Races in One Run at Red Bull Skills

We are at Lenzerheide for Red Bull Skills. Four Disciplines all in one course without a break, and without changing skis. We are top athletes, but we will definitely be challenged by the upcoming skiers. I am psyched to see how it will go. I have been skiing since I was 3 years old. It…