Barrel O’ Links: Olympic Edition

Eleven offbeat revolutions around the short track oval:

  • Opening Ceremony Tatar-language We Are The Champions (YouTube)
  • Skier Julia Mancuso’s dad: ’80s marijuana mega-smuggler! (TahoeQuarterly)
  • Hip and square: dig those crazy curling pants (Yahoo)
  • After medalling silver, Plushenko awards himself platinum (HuffPo)
  • The Olympic Village desperately needs condoms! (CBC)
  • Shaun White’s “secret” back-country half-pipe (promo,recon,map)
  • Apolo Anton Ohno was once Chunky (RunnersWorld)
  • The Hurricane: a ski jump with three flips and five twists (LATimes)
  • Karma runs over Sven Kramer’s dogma (SFGate)
  • Why don’t figure skaters get dizzy? (Slate)
  • Canadians celebrating on Vancouver ice with Coors Light?! (Yahoo)
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