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New Winter Olympic Sports

Let's face it - the Winter Olympics could use a little bit of jazzing up by adding a few new and exciting sports. While snowboarding and freestyle skiing have plenty of high-adrenaline thrills, other sports like biathlon and cross country skiing are about as exciting to watch as home videos of your little sister's birthday party. From snowball fights to skier cross, Kidzworld looks at sports we'd like to see at the Winter Olympics.

New Winter Olympic Sports - Snowball Fighting

If you've ever been around snow, you can appreciate the satisfaction of nailing someone with a well made snowball. Could snowball fighting make it as Olympic sport? Probably not anytime soon - but the sport is growing. Around 200 teams now compete in Japan each year in the Snowball Fighting World Championship. Games are played on a field that is about as wide as a tennis court and is kind of a combination between dodge ball and capture the flag.

New Winter Olympic Sports - Skiercross

It's maybe the most chaotic and exciting sport on snow. Skiercross, like its snowboarding counterpart, involves four skiers racing each other on a windy course filled with jumps, banked corners and tight turns. It's a great spectator sport because the races are fast and there are tons of wipeouts as skiers try to maneuver through turns and pass each other in mid-air. Boardercross launched itself into the Winter Olympics for the first time in 2006 - hopefully skiercross won't be far behind.

New Winter Olympic Sports - Ice Climbing

Ice climbing is growing as a recreation sport - but it could also work as a competive event at the Winter Olympics. Climbers race each other in a timed race up a wall of ice, using ice axes, crampons and other climbing gear. Several countries around the world hold ice climbing races each year and this high adrenaline sport would be a good fit for the Winter Games.

New Winter Olympic Sports - Slopestyle Snowboarding

The Winter Olympics could always use more snowboarding events, so bring on a slopestyle competition. Seeing the top boarders in the world riding big rails or flying off crazy tabletops would be great for TV and showcase the athleticism required for slopestyle boarding.

New Winter Olympic Sports - Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing has been around as long as skiing, so it's time the sport made its debut at the Winter Olympics. Snowshoe racing may not be a great spectator sport but it's a true winter sport. Athletes could race sprints, long distances and maybe even compete in a dual event that combines a snowshoe race with ice fishing. After all, if they can combine cross-country skiing with rifle shooting, why not combine snowshoeing and ice fishing?

What sports would you like to see added to the Winter Olympics. Send your ideas to Kidzworld?

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Lolly20 posted in Xtreme Sports:
of coarse girls can be stronger than boys but some are not :wave
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Lolly20 posted in Cheerleading:
as long as they r happy i think it is fine :)
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A recent comment on a video gave me this idea , of writing about this whole scenario  the comment was something like this Messi + Ronaldo = Zlatan It was something that made me happy , cuz i'm a Zlatan fan myself , but keeping that aside I'll be honest in stating the reasons due to which Zlatan is considered better among fans  1st - Tired of Messi vs Ronaldo ; For those of you tired of the endless Messi vs Ronaldo debate Zlatan is the middle way , when Zlatan was asked for a word to describe Messi and Ronaldo  he said for Messi - Fantastic , for Ronaldo - Good ( he'd definitely prefer messi since he was in barca , so definitely against Real Madrid , but i'll skip that ) , but when asked about one word for Zlatan - "WOW!" that was his answer 2nd - If you believe in extraordinary and Jaw-dropping stuff; If we talk about Messi and Ronaldo we'll think constant goal scorers and team players and who deliver something great evry time the team needs it , but Zlatan he may also score regularly not as frequent as Messi or Ronaldo , but every time he scores it's another jaw dropping goal , whether that 32 yard bicycle kick vs England or extraordinary volleys Zlatan is Zlatan 3rd Zlatan does things nobody does; You won't see Ronaldo having fun with reporters or Messi bad mouthing his manager even when he is wrong , Zlatan doesn't cares,  like who can forget the epic reply to Arsene Wenger on asking Zlatan to play a trial game , -" ZLATAN doesn't do Auditions" If some of you guys don't agree with me no problem , everybody has their own opinion , and if you don't agree with me cuz you don't know about any of those Zlatan goals or interviews , then you should definitely search the internet for - Extraordinary Zlatan  ZLATAN may had not won the -ballon d'or , but has won large no of trophies and league titles  search for zlatan ibrahimovic - titles and trophies for that
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Well for me, I think totally! Inside that is. When a guy says girls can't play sports I think THEY can't be cheerleaders. But if a guy says girls CAN play sports, yep, they could be cheerleaders
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