> I am an olympic enthusiast and I thoughly enjoyed the games in Atlanta
> and I am looking forward to the winter olympics in Nagano.
> I have noticed alot of new sports and events scheduled for 98,they
> around since the 15th century(I think),modern game developed in
> 2.Skeleton(or headfirst luge},cool sport,I'm not certain of it's
> origin,but I think it was developed by bobsledders.
> 3.Snowboard;should have been an olympic sport a long time
> ago,skateboarding on snow,cowabunga!!
> 4.Women's Ice Hockey;this also should have been an olympic sport along
> time ago too.
> I have heard that Snow Sculpting is also going to be an olympic sport
> to but I am not sure of this(although it sounds quite interesting)any
> more info on this would be appreciated.
> I like the idea of adding more sports to the winter olympics,there are
> so few compared to the summer olympics(I know I'll get flamed for that
> last statment),Here are some more sports I would like to see in the
> olympics,both summer and winter.
> Bowling:I know,a long shot;but I love playing it(my handicap is 175 )
> Golf:boring to watch,frustrating to play,but still a worldwide
> sport,it would excede any criteria for inclution.
> Womens Bobsled:Hey,why not?,again this should have been an olympic
> sport along time ago.
> Rugby:Perhaps a bit too rough but still a viable international sport.
> Speedskiing:I saw a bit of this at the end of the Albertville games in
> 92 as a demonstration sport,looked pretty cool.
> Here are some sports I feel should NOT be a part of the olympics...
> Synchronized Swimming:Its beautiful and all but it doesn't do it for
> me as an olympic sport.this could easily be replaced by a more viable
> sport like bowling or golf.
> Ballroom Dancing:Oh come on!!!give me a break!!If this is accepted as
> a sport in 2000 I'll simply give up.
> I liked all the rookie sports in Atlanta especially softball and beach
> I am concerned about my favorite sport,baseball,professionals will
> most certainly be voted in in September but I don't know how Major
> League Baseball will send all its best players to Sydney during a
> pennant race,Oh well.
> I would like to hear any comments from you on any of this,please