Ainhoa, Jill, Leif, Max, Alex Vancouver Events and Venues
Table of Contents • Slide-3- Intro • Slides-4 to 7- hockey • Slides- 8 to 9- Figure Skating • Slides- 10 to 12- Curling • Slides- 13 to 15- Speed Skating • Slide- 16- Other sports and other venues happening in Vancouver • Slide-17- End Credits
Hello, were here to inform you a little bit about 2010 winter Olympics. Were going to tell you about the events and venues in Vancouver. We’ll be telling you about hockey, figure skating, curling, speed skating and a few other things.
Hockey • 6 people on the ice at a time. Normally a goalie 2 defensemen and 3 forwards • The top 6 teams in the iihf(international ice hockey federation) ranking after the 2008 world championships are qualified for the Olympics • 7-18 teams try to qualify in a tournament to get into the Olympics
Teams that are Already Qualified Teams qualified for woman's hockey • Canada, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Russia, United states of America Teams Qualified for men's hockey • Canada, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, United States of America
GM Place-Hockey Venues • GM place was opened on September 21,1995. • GM place is planning on changing their name. • The arena that will be used for many of the ice events in the Olympics will most likely will be named Canada Hockey Place. • GM place is also known as General Motors Place.
Dates-Schedule for Hockey • Men's hockey games: February 16,17,18,19,20,21,23,24,26,27. • Men’s awards: February 28 • Women's hockey games: February 13,14,15,16,17,18,20,22. • Women’s awards: February 25th • Check out this game www.candystand .com/ca/play.do?id=17927
Figure Skating • Figure skating is an athletic sport in which individuals, pairs, or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging moves on ice • They dance in pairs and as induviduals • They qualify by placing high in the world figure skating championships
Curling • Played with two teams and they’re four people on the ice at once. • Teams take turns sliding the stones on a huge ice shuffle board with a target at the end • Curling originated in Scotland • Was first held in the 1996 Olympics • The other team members brush aside the salt of the ice with large brooms • Lead troughs the first two stones
Curling • Second throws 3rd and 4th stones • Third throws the 5th and 6th stones • Skip determines strategy and captains • Qualification tickets - $65 • Men/women semi finals $100 • Men / women bronze $100 • Men/ women gold $125 • Men/ women breakers $125
Dates and Qualifications Teams qualified for woman's hockey • Canada, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Russia, United states of America Teams Qualified for men's hockey • Canada, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, United States of America
Speed Skating • 4-6 skaters will compete at once • The short track races are relay races. • To perform at peek condition they work on there upper and lower body. They also do running and biking to stay in top form. • Skaters will race against each other.
Venues-Speed Skating Speed Skating short track is taking place at the Pacific Coliseum located at Hastings Park The long track will be held at the Richmond Oval. (Greater Vancouver)
End Credits • PowerPoint created by: Jill and Leif • Pictures by: radioflyer007, Locator, http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.abbotsfordminorhockey.com/UserFiles/Image/HockeyCanada_Logo.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.abbotsfordminorhockey.com/%3Fp%3Dcontent%26pid%3D11&h=300&w=400&sz=29&hl=en&start=2&um=1&usg=__MWm1SbdryE7QvX5l5DqsCV123UY=&tbnid=loptUxjPX-i9_M:&tbnh=93&tbnw=124&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcanadian%2Bhockey%2Blogo%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DX • Pictures from: Flickr and google • Thank you for Viewing