Skating on thick ice: touring Sweden’s frozen lakes

Gliding over frozen rivers and lakes was once a popular winter pastime across northern Europe. A new wild skating tour of Sweden hopes to revive it, and revel in the sublime scenery, too

Racing through water and on ice – in pictures

Recently there were two events which involved racing in and on two of water’s three states. In Windsor, Canada 1,000 of the world’s best swimmers competed at the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) whilst Heerenveen in the Netherlands played host to the fourth event in the ISU Speed Skating World Cup. We bring youContinue reading “Racing through water and on ice – in pictures”

Winter Olympics, 2014 – Sochi, Russia

An interactive guide to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia between 7-23 February, 2014 http://www.theguardian.com/sport/interactive/2014/jan/27/winter-olympics-sochi-venues-guide-interactive

New Sports for the Winter Olympics

Travelling on the skytrain today I came across a folder that had a VANOC label on it. Apparently, some new sports are going to be included in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver/Whistler. These new sports will ensure that Canada “owns the podium” in 2010.     To read more follow this link http://www.groundreport.com/article.php?articleID=174