The Craig Fahle Show

Weekly Quiz: Big Olympiad Moments

1)The 1980 “Miracle on Ice” at Lake Placid saw American Amatuer College players beat the Soviet team to win Gold. Name one player from that team.

2) Name a team USA summer olympian who was on the Winter Olympics bobsled team this year?

3) At the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, a luger was thrown from his sled and died. What country was he from?

4)This American skater is the only athlete in the history of speed skating to win all five events in a single Olympic tournament and the only one to have won a gold medal in all events.

5) At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, The American Skater became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games, winning the speed-skating 1000 meter event.

6) What is snowboarder Shaun White’s nickname?(hint his hair color)

7) What are the locations of the Winter and Summer games most recently held in America?

8) What American short-track speed skater won the Dancing with the Stars competition?

9) Name the British ice dancing team that were popular for having received perfect scores for their performance in the 1984 winter games.

10) After Nancy Kerrigan was injured by a man with a pipe here in Detroit, She went on to compete in the Olympics in Lillehammer and won what medal?

11)Name the Canadian Team who won Silver in 2014 Ice Dancing competition at the Sochi Olympics

12) The New York Times criticized NBC for bringing the American Alpine Skier to tears after he settled for bronze in what is expected to be his final olympics in Sochi.

Answers:



1: Bill Baker, Neal Broten, Jim Craig, Dave Christian, Steve Christoff, Mike Eruzione, John Harrington, Steve Janaszak, Mark Johnson, Ken Marrow, Rob McClanahan, Jack O’Callahan, Mark Pavelich, Mike Ramsey, Buzz Schneider, Dave Silk, Eric Strobel, Bob Suter, Phil Verchota, Mark Wells
2: Lolo Jones or Lauren Williams
3: Georgia
4: Eric Heiden
5: Shani Davis
6:The Flying Tomato
7: Salt Lake City, Utah (winter 2002) and Atlanta, Georgia (summer 1996)
8: Apolo Anton Ono
9: Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
10: Silver
11: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
12: Bode Miller