Winter Olympics Made Simple: A Guide for Spectators & Television Viewers

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Masters Press, Oct 1, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 143 pages
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The Winter Olympics is one of the most watched events in America, yet the sports it showcases -- most of which are rooted in European tradition -- are among the least understood. Winter Olympics Made Simple is designed to make the games more entertaining by bridging the gap between fascination and understanding. Anyone interested in a quick, informative tutorial on Winter Olympic competitions can graduate "spectator literate" in just a few minutes' time. This guide features simplified explanations of the Winter Olympic sports along with insights on competitors and competitive strategies, descriptions of required equipment and training, and brief historical summaries recognizing the heritage behind each of the winter games.

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Bartges is a former editorial writer and cartoonist for the Alexandria Gazette.

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