Mashiara Sedai

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  1. WAWC-Winter Olympic Trivia!

    For #5: Norway?
  2. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    @Chaelca I'll add you to the roster. The answer to Rhea's was Four Continents. It's a skating competition focusing on... you guessed it... the four continents of Asia, Americas, Africa, and Oceania. It was established in 1999, and the countries of China, Canada, United States, and Japan have won 225 out of the 228 medals awarded in that time. It's Kukaso's turn to draw. I'll PM you now and you have 24 hours to post your drawing!
  3. WAWC - Favorite Winter Sport

    One thing I absolutely love from the anime Yuri on Ice, is the love and support of the Canadian people for their champion figure skater, Jean Jack Leroy (AKA JJ)! *LOL* I've heard many Canadians say that they are very, very competitive when it comes to their ice sports.
  4. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    Nope! *lol* This one is kinda tough.
  5. WAWC - Winter Ball

    *waits until Chae finishes adjusting her sleeve* Chae! Catch! *pulls out another football and throws it*
  6. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    Nope, not Moscow! This one might be too hard. Let me see if Rhea wants a different word.
  7. WAWC - Winter Ball

    Catch Ben! *throws the ball his direction*
  8. WAWC - Winter Olympic Hangman!

  9. WAWC-Winter Olympic Trivia!

    *cheats on accident by reading Rhea's history post* Norway. :P
  10. WAWC - Favorite Winter Sport

    Sumo wrestling on PBS? I didn't know they did that. Very interesting. Bobsledding is such an interesting sport, I think. It seems such an odd concept--let's put two to four people inside this metal contraption and push them down an ice-slide. What could go wrong? Curling is also strange. Winter sports are definitely odd compared to their summer counterparts.
  11. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    You got it, Rhea! You won this round. I'll PM you your word and you have 24 hours to post your picture. A sit spin is one of the three basic spins in figure skating. It's performed in a squat position, with less than 90 degrees between the skater's thigh and calf. Adding it to a jump can make a flying sit spin.
  12. WAWC - Winter Olympic Hangman!

    Oh, I think you got it, Nicana!
  13. WAWC-Winter Olympic Trivia!

    *googles* Denver. :P
  14. WAWC - Favorite Winter Sport

    I agree, Lily! We saw the Penguins play the Coyotes in December and it was so amazing! I'd never seen a live game before but I loved it! If tickets weren't so expensive, I'd love to go more often!
  15. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    *lol* I think it's amazing!
  16. WAWC - Winter Olympic History

    I haven't watched more than a snippet or two in years! As a child--so in the 1990s--I remember watching all the ice skating events. I guess that was my favorite, by default. *lol*
  17. WAWC-Winter Olympic Trivia!

    You started off with a really tough one, Ben! I'm going to guess St. Petersburg.
  18. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    @BFG Good work! You won that round. I will PM you with your word and you have 24 hours to post your drawing here. A triple toe loop is a type of jump in figure skating. A skater uses the toe pick of the opposite foot to help lift them off the ice. They start the jump backwards, for a triple they need three rotations, then they land on the same foot.
  19. WAWC - Winter Olympic Hangman!

  20. WAWC - Winter Olympic Hangman!

  21. WAWC - Ice Skating Pictionary

    Close, BFG! It’s something a bit more specific!
  22. WAWC - Winter Ball

    *Tosses the ball*
  23. WAWC - Winter Olympic Hangman!

  24. WAWC - Favorite Winter Sport

    You sure know your skiers, Rhea! What about the sport draws you to it? I should have included it in my OP, so here’s a list of current winter sports played at the Olympics. Basically: Winter Olympic Sports for 2018 The 15 sports of the Winter Olympics are categorized into three main categories: (1) ice sports, (2) alpine, skiing and snowboarding events, and (3) Nordic events. In each of these sports categories there are more specific events as listed. Ice Sports Bobsled (Two-man, Two woman and Four-man) Luge Skeleton Ice Hockey Figure Skating (Men's singles, Ladies' singles, Pairs, Team and Ice Dancing) Speed Skating Short Track Speed Skating(500m, 1,000m, 1,500 m and Relays) Curling Alpine, Skiing and Snowboarding Events Alpine Skiing (Downhill, Super G, Giant slalom, Slalom, Super Combined) Freestyle Skiing (Aerials, Moguls, Ski Cross, Ski halfpipe and Ski slopestyle) Snowboarding (Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe and Snowboard Cross and Slopestyle) Nordic Events Biathlon (combining cross-country skiing and target shooting: individual, sprint, pursuit, mass start & relay events) Cross-Country Skiing (individual and team sprint, freestyle, pursuit, classical and relays) Ski Jumping Nordic Combined (ski jumping and cross country skiing)
  25. WAWC - Winter Ball

    Welcome, Dar’Jen! Can I offer you a drink? Something to eat? Or a friendly arm wrestling competition?