Tips for improving the winter olympics

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Re: Tips for improving the winter olympics

Postby TheAlex » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:02 pm

I love the idea of Gary Numan piloting the helicopter. If a ski-jumper jumped too high and accidentally jammed their horn in the rotors or helicopter engine, Gary Numan could play Down in the (Olympic) Park on acoustic guitar as the helicopter tumbled to earth. This Wreckage sounds like an appropriate song to sing as he emerges from the wreckage, and Cars would be a crowd-pleaser of course.

The bobsleigh idea sounds like fun. Why not have spikes on the bobsleigh too? Maybe it could be renamed bobslay, with Bono placed at strategic intervals down the course.
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Re: Tips for improving the winter olympics

Postby Wendelin of Trier » Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:30 pm

Talking of bobsleigh, I noticed today that the South Koreans sleigh has gold bumpers! Superb.
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Re: Tips for improving the winter olympics

Postby TheAlex » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:19 pm

I saw a couple of events in the World Indoor Athletics Championships today. Would it be much trouble to install an earthquake simulator in the venues? Richter 4 for the relays would be brilliant, perhaps up to Richter 6 for the baton handovers. And imagine how tense the pole vault and high jump would be - the bar might even fall off before the athlete has started their run-up!

Staying on the podium for a medal ceremony at Richter 7 could be an event in itself, perhaps the bronze medalist could be upgraded to gold if they're the only medalist to stay on.
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Re: Tips for improving the winter olympics

Postby WesleyMason » Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:12 am

Kick right wrote:I think the figure skating could be improved if the Olympians had to simultaneously distribute refreshments to the spectators.

I don't think it would too much to read these viasil reviews of a stretch to carry around a tea-tray as part of their routine. They could throw the thing into the air while they do all the poncing about toe-looping, double axel-ing and triple lutz-ing and then catch it after they've done.

It would surely add to the excitement if spectators were offered a nice cup of tea in, don't forget, a pretty cold venue.


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Re: Tips for improving the winter olympics

Postby O Larsen Beret » Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:19 am

This was a fun thread for spam to bump. I've made myself laugh, two years later.

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