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13 Olympic Events That Struck Out

By Clark Aycock Feb 17, 2014

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Winter Pentathalon

We think the people who compete in the pentathlon at the Summer Olympics are the truest athletes. Can the same be said for the Winter Pentathlon? It was only featured in the '48 games, and was just a bit different. Cross-country skiing – ok. Downhill skiing – another skiing, but ok. Shooting – hmm. Horse riding – this is different in winter? And fencing – wait, what?

Tags: sports, slideshows, olympics, geeky style

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