New Winter Sports for New Countries

Looking at Winter Olympic Medal Rankings by Vintage of Sport Introduction Norway is a tiny country that punches way above its weight in the Winter Olympic medal count. We are not surprised as those folks are practically born on skis. At the same time, toussle-haired surfer dudes and dudettes from the US seem to be all over the hill when snowboards are involved. Notably, the sports where the US is most visible are sports which arose fairly recently.