As we approach the halfway point of the 2018 Winter Olympics we are now dealing with an odd new controversy.
For reasons your humble editor doesn’t fully understand, Great Britain is a leader in Skeleton, or high-speed head-first ice tube sledding. It turns out this may have something to do with their ability to bend the rules on helmet and suit design.
Bending the rules: B
Skeleton: A as it is the only ice tube sliding event your humble considers to be an actual sport.
Hurtling head first down an ice tube on an unsteerable bit of tubing and plastic: B
Great Britain: A-
Mikaela Shiffrin: A+
Collapsing in the snow: A for Adorable.
Giant Slalom: A
Super Giant Slalom: A-
Czech Republic’s migraine aura ski suits: F
Mexico’s Day of the Dead ski suits: A+
The fact that whenever a movie visits Mexico, or any place in Central or South America it is always during the Festival of the Dead: C- for cliche.
USA vs Slovenia in hockey: C for choke.
USA Vs Slovakia: A
Event that sounds dirty if you mispronounce it: Women’s Aerials
Women’s Aerials: B
Aerials in general: B
Yuzuru Hanyu: A-
Figure Skating: B-
Ski Jumping: B
Japan’s current performance in a sport it used to dominate: D-
Snowboard Cross: B-
Snowboarding: push still have never tried it.
That’s all for now. More as your humble editors learns it/makes it up.