Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics start on February 4th in Beijing, China. What winter sports do you know about? Let’s read about a few.

A team of four people team on their bobsled

Bobsledding is fast and exciting! Teams race sleds on iced tracks. The tracks are made of concrete. They are coated with ice.

The sport started in Switzerland. A hotel owner wanted to make something new. The first time the bobsled was in the Olympics was in 1924.

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