What big change occurred in Olympic ice hockey in 1998?
This was the first Olympics in which the National Hockey League (NHL) took a break allowing national teams to be constructed using the best possible talent from each country. The 1998 Olympic tournament therefore came to be known as the “Tournament of the Century”.
How many gold medals did the US woman win in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Japan?
Björn Dählie of Norway won three gold medals in Nordic skiing to become the first athlete to earn eight career Winter Olympic gold medals and 12 medals in all. Tara Lipinski of the U.S. won the women’s figure skating title to become, at 15, the youngest champion in an individual event at the Olympic Winter Games.
Where is Nicole Bobek now?
Shortly after her Olympic failure, Nicole Bobek was caught selling illicit substances. It was an all-time low for the figure skater. However, she was eventually given a second chance and has since made amends for her dark years. She now has a deep passion for performing at circuses.
Which city was the location for the 1994 Winter Olympics?
Who is the most famous skier?
Vonn is the American GOAT
|Women’s Ranking||Men’s Ranking|
|1||Lindsey Vonn||Marcel Hirscher|
|2||A. Moser-Proell||Ingemar Stenmark|
|3||Vreni Schneider||Hermann Maier|