"Cold War" | 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi | February 7-23 | Medal Count in Post #1
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02-19-2014, 01:42 AM
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Basically, I want to beat the Americans in medals. They are our best comparable. Other countries rack up medals by dominating single disciplines that have a stupidly high number of events. If there was curling with only 6 ends, curling with 2, 4, and 6 rocks, hockey with 2 periods, hockey shootout, hockey 4 on 4, hockey 3 on 3.... we'd do the same.
Yeah, pretty much.
The amount of medals in Nordic/Alpine/Cross-Country is ridiculous.
The worst part is these medals will probably always be dominated by certain countries. North America basically doesn't stand a chance unless you have a truly elite athlete like Ligerty or Vonn come along.
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