Winter Olympics Vocabulary Posted by Rachel on Feb 17, 2010 in Sports, Vocabulary
While the Winter Olympics aren’t hugely popular in Brazil, they are broadcast there, and if you ask a Brazilian, they may tell you they like to watch to “refrescar” (cool off), since it’s summer in Brazil now. Also, there are five Brazilians competing in snowboarding and skiing!
Olympics = Olimpíadas
Winter Games = Jogos do Inverno
skiing = esqui
ice skating = patinação do gelo
speed skating = patinação de velocidade
figure skating = patinação artística
ice hockey = hóquei sobre gelo
snowboarding = snowboard
medal = medalha
athlete = atleta
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