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Competitors ski down mountain runs in events ranging from the speed of the downhill to the technicality of negotiating tight slalom turns.
A test of both endurance and accuracy, combining cross-country skiing with target shooting.
Teams of two or four competitors make four runs down an icy track – with the lowest total time winning.
One of the most gruelling of all endurance sports, skiers traverse the challenging landscape in events of up to 50 kilometres.
A sport related to bowls but played on ice. Teams sweep their stones towards a target, accumulating points over 10 ends.
Grace and technique combine as competitors perform routines to music in singles, pairs and ice dance events plus the new team competition.
Jumps and tricks combine with traditional skiing as the competitors tackle man-made tracks packed with hills, bumps and jumps.
A fast, physical team sport played over three 20-minute periods. As with field hockey, the team scoring most goals wins.
Racing as singles or pairs, competitors propel themselves down an icy track feet first on a small sled with only the shoes’ spikes to act as brakes.
The medals are decided after cross country skiing, with racers setting off based on their performance in ski jumping.
Up to six skaters jostle for position around a tight track in a series of knockout races culminating in the final.
Individuals ride head first on a small sled down an icy run, the lowest total time over four runs winning.
Jumpers are awarded points for distance and style on the normal and big hills – where jumps can exceed 140 metres.
An Olympic discipline since 1998, there are five events for men and women ranging from snowboard cross races to the huge half-pipe jumps.
Pairs of skaters compete against each other and the clock, gracefully lapping the 400 metre track at speeds upwards of 40 MPH.