2002 Winter Olympic Games Events

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Listing of Events and Links

Olympics Physics and Biomechanics
A scientific look at how events are won through nutrition, psychology, physics, biomechanics. Includes Shockwave animations.

The Ice Sports Page
Links to dozens of winter sports sites.


Hockey

USAHockey.com
The official U.S. team's site.

Olympic Hockey History

Exploratorium's Science of Hockey
A cool site that .

The Hockey News

The Hockey Database
A quick way to check bios, stats and other info. on players, coaches and legends at several levels of hockey. Message boards and link pages too!

Hockey Research Assn.
History of the game and many, many links to other research sites. One-stop shopping for puck history.

European Hockey Net
Bios, standings and news from the European leagues.

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

HockeyJournal.com

U.S. College Hockey
News and info. from NCAA and USCHO hockey.

Women's International Hockey


Figure Skating

U.S. Figure Skating Association News Page
News updates regularly, links to key information on the U.S. skaters.

2002 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Official site of competition that determines U.S. Olympic qualifiers.

International Skating Union
Links, discussion boards, records, competition listings, press releases, etc. on figure skating, speedskating etc.

Figure Skating: You Be the Judge
This feature at NBCOlympics.com will allow users to vote during the skating competition as well as study judging by watching a variety of animations. Keep an eye out for it.

Washington Post.com: All You Need to Know About Figure Skating
Background on venues, scoring, etc. Great for quick-reference for researche rs.

Listing of Olympic Figure Skating Medalists
News, stories and links to skater bios.

Figure-Skating.com
News, stories and links to skater bios.

SkateWeb.com
A great Web portal for figure skating. News, reviews, updates on upcoming global competitions.

International Figure Skating Magazine
Past stories and news.

Figure Skating World
Lots of insider news on the sport.

SkateHistory.com
Great stories, back ground, links and a video feature.

World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Excite.com's Olympic Ice Skating Directory

About.com: Figure Skating
Great stories, background, links and a video feature.

Figure Skating in Canada

Olympic Figure Skating Drinking Game
It's based on the 1998 Games, but it'll work for 2002, too!


General Skiing Information

International Skiing Federation

Skiing Terms
Great for quick reference. Don't make assumptions!

Skiing History
Great ge neral background from the USOC.

About.com Skiing History Page

SkiIndustry.com
Great coverage of the business.

Skiing Organizations
From the U.S. Ski Team Page.

U.S. Skiing Hall of Fame
Good for fact-checking.

Colorado Skiing Hall of Fame
Another good fact-checking site.

MountainZone Skiing Page
Good news, features and archives of stories on the sports and its personalities.

Skiing Daily.com
Breaking news on the sport.


Alpine Skiing

Salt Lake 2002: Alpine Skiing Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

USOC: Skiing Basics
A quick list of facts and figures. Good for fact-checking.

U.S. Ski Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

SkiRacing.com
Considered the bible of the sport.

Rocky Mountain News: 2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Site
Venues, news, slideshows, video tours of venues, 360-degree panoramic views and m ore.

USOC: 2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skii ng Quick Facts
Great quick-reference history and offbeat stats.

SkiUtah.com
Has venue information.

Ogden Canyon
Description of the venue for the downhill skiing competition.

CNNSI: 1998 Olympic Skiing Coverage
A full recap of the competition.

CBS Sportsline Coverage of 1998 Winter Olympics Skiing
A full recap of the competition.

SkiNet Coverage of 1998 Winter Olympics
A full recap of the competition.

MountainZone 1998 Winter Olympics Skiing Coverage
A full recap of the competition.


Freestyle Skiing

Salt Lake 2002: Freestyle Skiing Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S. Freestyle Ski Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

WashingtonPost.com: All You Need to Know About Freestyle Skiing

KIAT.net Freestyle Skiing Page

Hickok Sports: All-Time Olympic Freestyle Skiing Medalists

1998 Winter Olympics Freestyle Skiing Results

Canada Freestyle Skiing Association

U.S. Olympic Aerial Skier Eric Bergoust


Cross-Country Skiing

Salt Lake 200 2: Cross-Country and Biathlon Pages
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S. Cross-Country Ski Team Page
News, results, rankings, etc.

XCSkiworld.com
In-depth coverage of the sport.


Ski Jumping

Salt Lake 2002: Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S.Ski Jumping Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

Olympic Medalists in Ski Jumping

SkiCentral.com Jumping Page

Washington Post.com: What You Need to Know About Ski Jumping

CNNSI: 1998 Winter Olympi cs Ski Jumping Coverage


Nordic Combined

Salt Lake 2002: Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

Olympic Nordic Skiing Medalists

Nordic Skiing Links
Publications, organizations and more.

Rocky Mountain News: 2002 Winter Olympics Nordic Skiing

Washington Post: 1998 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined Coverage

KIAT.net Nordic Combined Page

Mountain Zone: Coverage of 1998 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined


Snowboarding

U.S. Snowboarding Team Home Pag e
Rider bios, schedules, results, rankings and breaking news.

Salt Lake 2002: Snowboarding

2002 Olympic Snowboard Team Announced

International Snowboarding Federation
Some good background information. A bit graphics heavy.

Olympic Snowboarding: Background Facts
A quick snapshot of the sport and the competitions.

Olympic Snowboarding History

Snowboarding Background
Origins of sport, etc.

Snowboarding.com
Features and rider profiles.

Snowboarding2.com
See snowboarding.com.

Olympic Snowboarding: Equipment
A basic summary of what they're using and costs.

Park City Mountain Resort FAQ
Information about the Olympic snowboarding venue.

KIAT.net Snowboarding Page
Information about the sport and Olympic venue.

Sportserver: Olympic President to Snowboarders: Turn It Down!

CNNSI: 1998 Winter Olympics Snowboarding Coverage

1998 Olympics: Snowboarding Archive from Slam! Sports
A great listing organized by date and headline. Good for quick reference.

MountainZone Interview: Canada's Ross Rebagliati
A Q&A interview with the 1998 Olympic gold medalist who tested positive for marijuana.

ESPN: Olympic Diary of U.S. Snowboarder Ross Powers

Bad Jokes About Snowboarding


Speed Skating

U.S. Speedskating Official Site

Salt Lake 2002: Speedskating

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Speed Skating

International Skating Union
Links, discussion boards, records, competition listings, press releases, etc. on figure skating, speedskating etc.

Speedskating Canada

Fitness and Speedskating Times
A magazine with good profiles of Olympians.

Amateur Speedskating Union

Ice Speedskating Home Page
A good general links page.


Short Track Skating

Salt Lake City 2002: Short-Track Speed Skating Page

U.S. Speedskating Home Page
Athlete bios, schedules, results and more.

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Speed Skating

International Skating Union
Links, discussion boards, records, competition listings, press releases, etc. on figure skating, speedskating etc.

Short Track History: Past Medalists

University of Calgary: Background on Short Track Skating
Programs, origins, etc.

CyberScoreboard: Short Track Speed Skating Results and Schedule

CNNSI: 1998 Winter Olympics Short Track Coverage

1998 Winter Olympics: Slam! Coverage of Short Track Skating


Bobsled

U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Bobsled and Skeleton

International Bobsled Federation

Jamaican Bobsled Team

U.S. Bobsledder Shannon Hartnett's Page
Links, background and great insight into the sport.

CBS Sportsline: 1998 Winter Olympics Bobsled

Washington Post: 1998 Winter Olympic Bobsled Com petition


Skeleton

U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Bobsled and Skeleton

SkeletonSport.com


Luge

The U.S. Luge Association

International Luge Federation

Luge.com
Many helpful links to news, history, results, tracks, equipment and organizations.

Washington Post: Everything You Need to Know About Luge

Canada Luge Page

Great Britian Luge Association


Biathlon

U.S. Biathlon Association
The national governing body for the sport.

International Biathlon Union

Biathlon World
A multi-language site featuring news, results, calendar of events, video and more.


Curling

U.S. Curling Association
News updates on the U.S. Olympic team.

CBC Olympics Site
CBC is the official broadcaster for Canada and is the host broadcaster for Olympic curling.

Curling.com Home Page
News updates on the U.S. Olympic team.

CurlingZone.com

The Sports Network: Curling Page
Terminology, chat rooms and more.

Curling History
Terminology, chat rooms and more.

Curling Links
Links to associations, events, schedules and more.

Curling Terminology
Wow your friends with your grasp of curling lingo.


Other Key Sites

Olympics Schedule
Search by sport, date or venue.

NBCOlympics.com TV Schedule

2002 Winter Olympics Weather Support
Headed to the Games? Check out these forecasts.

NBC Olympics.com
The host network covering the G ames. Schedule, listings and explanations of sports, etc.

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