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Watching the Olympics is more fun with the insights in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- Smorgasbord restaurant
- French lessons
- Australian man or woman
- Products of the USA
Visit a smorgasbord
Visit a smorgasbord -- Swedish for open sandwich table -- restaurant. The Scandinavian countries were staging their own Nordic championships in Sweden as early as 1901.
Learn to parlez-vous. The International Winter Sports Week, held in Chamonix, France in 1924, was retroactively dubbed the first Olympic Winter Games.
Buy someone from Australia a beer
Buy an Aussie a beer. As of 2014, the Winter Olympics have never been hosted by a country in the southern hemisphere.
Have some gravlaks
Enjoy some Norwegian gravlaks, a favorite smoked salmon dish. Norwegian athletes have won more medals in the Winter Olympics than any other country.
Buy products of the USA
Buy American. The Winter Olympic Games have been held in the USA four times, the most of any country. Now enjoy cheering on the athletes as you celebrate the Winter Games!