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Extinct Winter Sports

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Thread Starter 

A list of 5 sports voted out of the Winter Olympic Games:

 

1. Speed Skiing

2. Ski Ballet

3. Bandy

4. Skijoring

5. Military Patrol.

post #2 of 6
Bandy?
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Originally Posted by sibhusky View Post

Bandy?

 

A hybrid cousin of soccer and hockey, Bandy is a sport in Nordic countries. Bandy was a demonstration Olympic sport during the 1952 Oslo Winter Games. I have never played it.

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Is that where the phrase, "to bandy about" comes from?
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Thread Starter 

You are a smarter man than I.

post #6 of 6

Apparently the answer to my question is yes. But I would never have known without your post. Cool.

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