|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
|aWinter Wonderland -- The First Winter Olympics -- The Changing Winter Games -- Symbols and Ceremonies -- Supreme Skiers -- Going Downhill Fast -- On the Ice -- Terrific Teams -- Extreme Winter Sports -- Winter Paralympics -- Controversy at the Games -- Sochi 2014 -- Winter Olympic Fact File
The Winter Olympics are a thrilling festival of sports, bringing together skiers, skaters, and sliders from around the world. Held every four years, they turn snow and ice into an amazing sports arena. But how did they get their start, and how are they organized? Who have been the star performers, and what can we expect at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia? Read this book to find out all about the Winter Olympics.