New Olympic Sports: Skelecurling, Bobathlon and others

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Ok while the Olympics are going on, some Russian bloggers decided that time has come to improve the existing olympic sports and created some mash ups. Like for example a Bobathlon – a glorious mix between bobsled and biathlon – bobsled riders equipped with rifles have to shoot targets while speeding down the track. I wonder if they have the skis inside the car as well or not. Then next one is

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Skelecurling. It’s pretty obvious as well – a mix up of skeletoning and curling. The curling with a skeleton rider as a stone. How far would this go?

And even some more:

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Snowboarding down the bobsled track.

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Figure skating combined with ice hockey (women solo players only).2786860

This one is pretty cool: bobsled ski jumping – like a ski jumping but instead of skis they use bobsleds to jump.

And…

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Here we can see a complex one – figure skating, curling ski jumping and ice hockey taking place all together in one arena with some pretty complex rules when all the sports interact. And there is also a shooting squad of biathlon guys also.

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