In February, the Winter Olympics will be held here, in British Columbia, for the first time. Unfortunately, it will be the same old boring events - skating, skiing, hockey, etc. This is a shame. I feel that drinking has been seriously overlooked by the IOC but that this may be because we have failed to sportify our pastime. So, put your thinking caps on and send me your ideas. Here are three to get you started.Hide Entry
Competitors, wearing skates, would make their way around the oval, stopping every half lap to taste and identify a series of wines. The athlete completing the course in the quickest time would win but time penalties would be applied for innacurate spitting and failure to identify a wine.
After consuming 3 bottles of Okanagan Merlot, competitors would make there way down a treacherous, slippery road and be required to pass thorugh a series of gates. Missing a gate would result in a time penalty.
After drinking 6 bottles of Okanagan Merlot, competitors would line up and...well, perhaps not.