Canada’s dominance continued over Ice Hockey by scoring a total of 403 goals throughout the tournament taking gold with ease just like years past. 1956 Cortina is the Soviet Union’s first appearance in Olympic Ice Hockey and this marks the start of their dominance over it. The Soviet Union destroys everyone, including Canada. (“Hockey
Another soldier has just completed phase two, the 30 foot jump tower. Jump week has finally arrived. Five jumps, 2 jumps at night, need to be made before a person graduates from Airborne school. Everyone is double checking their parachute and 'ruck-sack'. A 'ruck-sack' is similar to a civilian back pack but it can hold 60 pounds of gear.
After competing in the 2003 U-18 junior world cup, he represented Canada back-to-back IIHF world U20 championships winning silver in 2004 and gold in 2005. In 2015 he led teams Canada to gold in the world championship in Prague, thus becoming a member of the triple Gold Club and the only player in the club to have captained and three winning teams. Sidney Crosby NHL career Entering the 2005 NHL entry draft, Crosby was listed first overall in the NHL central scouting Bureau and International scouting services respective rankings of prospects. He had also won the milky Bossy Trophy as the QMJHL’s best Prospect. On July 30, 2005, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected first overall Sidney Crosby for the NHL draft.
Maurice Richard, better known as Rocket Richard, was an icon of not only the Montreal Canadiens but the league in general. He was the all-time leading scorer of his era idolized by hockey fans around the nation, however some bad did come from The Rocket’s fame. Richard had one job to do on the ice and that was to score goals. Nobody did this job better than the “Rocket”, he was unstoppable from the blue-line in, filling the nets with rubber. During this era scoring 20 goals in a single season turned a player into a star.
He was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1981, and had raised an outstanding 24 million in fundraising exceeding his goal February 1, 1981. His fundraising continues in his name, and today there has been over 700 million raised for cancer research by the Terry Fox Foundation. He was voted the second Greatest Canadian of all time, in addition to being named Canada’s greatest hero in a national survey. Today, schools, buildings, roads along with parks all across the world have been named in Fox’s honor. There have very many books, movies and television shows also created about the heroic journey he set off to
After the most incredible start a rookie could have, Franco Harris and the Steelers went on the win four Super Bowls during the '70s. Although he has terrific stats, Harris ' best games consisted of 11 touchdowns, rushing 1,246 yards (from the scrimmage line). After rolling the Minnesota Vikings in a Super Bowl, Franco Harris was named MVP. This came after a touchdown and 158 yards. Franco remained with Pittsburgh until he signed with the Seattle Seahawks in 1984.
In the middle of the run there was a fork in the snow, it either lead to a black diamond run or a blue run. My dad asked me and my brother if we we’re up to go on the black diamond run, and I replied “No way”, but we went down it anyway, I went even faster than I was before, it gave me a huge adrenaline rush, and every time I fell, I got back right up like it was nothing. It was an amazing experience going down this massive hill, I’m really glad I spent time with my family
The National Finals Rodeo is held in Las Vegas, Nevada each year at the Vegas Convention Center. It's a big rodeo that is held for ten days, and all of the best rodeo athletes go there. Each day the athletes' are required to compete in their event. Competitors will compete even if they are hurt. For the person that wins that night, they will be put at the top of the list with the most points.
Rationale and aim: Extreme sports represent the most ferocious activities that challenge our natural human instincts. I have been very excited in seen people who practice these sports, but mainly fascinated by the one who falls from a Parachute. Parachutes are fabric devices with cords supporting belts made usually out of light, silk and now at
As you step off the lift, you head straight for the trail, and start zooming down. You speed by your friends as you have adrenaline running through your veins! You head straight for the ramp and you jump! Soaring through the air like an eagle you touch down to the ground, and stop down at the bottom of the mountain. Skiing is a fun winter pastime that is way healthier than sitting by the fire.