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How to Celebrate the History of the Winter Olympics

Watch more Learn about the Olympics videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/544-Learn-about-the-Olympics Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Use these ideas when planning a Winter Olympics celebration. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Visit a smorgasbord Visit a smorgasbord -- Swedish for open sandwich table -- restaurant. The Scandinavian countries were staging their own Nordic championships in Sweden as early as 1901. Step 2: Learn French Learn to parlez-vous. The International Winter Sports Week, held in Chamonix, France in 1924, was retroactively dubbed the first Olympic Winter Games. Tip Know what events have been played in the past -- the first Winter Games featured Nordic skiing, speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey, and bobsledding. Step 3: Buy someone from Australia a beer Buy an Aussie a beer. As of 2014, the Winter Olympics have never been hosted by a country in the southern hemisphere. Step 4: Have some gravlaks Enjoy some Norwegian gravlaks, a favorite smoked salmon dish. Norwegian athletes have won more medals in the Winter Olympics than any other country. Tip Keep in mind past medal-winning leaders -- cross-country skier Bjorn Dahlie of Norway holds the record for the most medals won at the Winter Olympics: 12. Step 5: Buy products of the USA Buy American. The Winter Olympic Games have been held in the USA four times, the most of any country. Now enjoy cheering on the athletes as you celebrate the Winter Games! Did You Know? In the 2010 Vancouver games, the Canadian ice hockey team became the first host country to win the men's hockey gold medal since 1980, when the U.S. team beat the USSR in the famous "Miracle on Ice" gold-medal game.
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