The team sports of Curling (2events) and ice hockey (2 events) are played on ice rinks. In curling, each team slides large polished stones across the ice towards a target. Points are scored by team leaves one of their stones closest to the centre of the target. The team with the most points after ten "ends" is the winner. In ice hockey, players carry ice-hockey sticks and try to score by using them to hit a small, flat object called a "puck" into the opposing team's goal.
charter (n): an official that states an organization's aims and rules - The Olympic Charter is often revised by the IOC.
ice rink (n) (also "ice-skating rink"): a large flat area of ice, or a building containing this - There's an ice rink and a bowling alley on the top floor of the mall.
spin (n): a move in which a figure skater rotates - In many spins, skaters on one foot while the other.
jump (n): a move in which skaters in mid-air or skiers jump off a ramp - I still fall over a lot when I my jumps.
lift (n): a move in which a skater lifts his or her into the air while rotating - We're to learn a new lift, but it's not easy.
slope (n): the side of a hill or mountain down which you can ski or sled - The steeper a slope is, the faster you can go.
slide (v): to move over a wet or surface - The kids were sliding down a slope in old boxes.
steep (adj): rising or falling quickly, of a slope, path, mountain road, etc. - The path to the top of this hill is really steep.
sled (n) (also "sledge" or "sleigh"): something you can sit on that slides over snow or ice - Arctic explorers transported all of their supplies on sleds.
puck (n): a small, hard disc made of vulcanized -I hit the puck past the goalie and scored a goal!