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Winter sports in the United States is a sport which has only limited popular support.[1][2] This is due to the lack of access to facilities and lack of snow in certain parts of the country.


Ice Skating


Biathlon is something Americans have been successful at internationally.[3]


Snow boarding

Snowboarding was once a popular and trendy sport amongst the youth of America in the 1990s and 2000s, but has declined in popularity since the early 2010s due to the expense of the sport.[4][5][6][7][8]


The sports is notable for a lack of ethnic minority participants in such sports due to the fact traditionally such sports are expensive tor participate in.[9][10][11][12][13]


The United States is a traditional power house in winter sports.[14][15]

The 2018 Winter Olympics was the United states worst performance in terms of a medal haul in 20 years.[16][17]


  1. "The Future of Winter Sports and Recreation". https://www.neefusa.org/nature/land/future-winter-sports-and-recreation. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  2. Minsberg, Talya (23 February 2018). "How to Get Started With Olympic Winter Sports". https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/smarter-living/how-to-get-started-with-olympic-winter-sports.html. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  3. "Mystery solved: What Winter Olympic sport has the U.S. never medaled in?". https://sports.yahoo.com/mystery-solved-winter-sport-u-s-never-medaled-214012020.html. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  4. Higgins, Matt (March 6, 2016). "Snowboarding, Once a High-Flying Sport, Crashes to Earth". https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/07/sports/snowboarding-once-a-high-flying-sport-crashes-to-earth.html. 
  5. "Why snowboarding is fading in popularity". January 23, 2015. https://nypost.com/2015/01/23/why-snowboarding-is-fading-in-popularity/. 
  6. "Snowboarding declining in stats, coolness". December 26, 2013. https://www.denverpost.com/2013/12/26/snowboarding-declining-in-stats-coolness/. 
  7. "Is snowboarding melting in popularity?". February 23, 2015. https://www.ocregister.com/2015/02/23/is-snowboarding-melting-in-popularity/. 
  8. "Don't Believe the Hype: Youth Snowboarding is Thriving". March 6, 2018. https://www.snowsports.org/dont-believe-hype-youth-snowboarding-thriving/. 
  9. "United States seeing uptick in diversity for Winter Olympics team". https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/winter-olympics-2018/2018/02/05/united-states-seeing-uptick-diversity-winter-olympics-team/308775002/. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  10. Douglas, William (3 February 2018). "2018 Winter Olympics: Numbers show black athletes making inroads in winter sports". https://www.smh.com.au/sport/2018-winter-olympics-numbers-show-black-athletes-making-inroads-in-winter-sports-20180203-h0t45c.html. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  11. "Economic report" (PDF). 2018. https://gzg764m8l73gtwxg366onn13-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/POW_2018_economic_report-1.pdf. 
  12. "Winter sports face a double threat, from climate and demographic change". 27 January 2018. https://www.economist.com/international/2018/01/27/winter-sports-face-a-double-threat-from-climate-and-demographic-change. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  13. "Trying to make Team USA look more like America". The Washington Post. 2018-02-04. https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/trying-to-make-team-usa-look-more-like-america/2018/02/02/422ca13a-04fe-11e8-8777-2a059f168dd2_story.html. Retrieved 2019-07-17. 
  14. Graham, Bryan Armen (25 February 2018). "USA fell short at the Winter Olympics and things could get worse". https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/25/team-usa-medals-total-winter-olympics-2018. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  15. Doyle, Terrence (16 February 2018). "The U.S. Stunk At The Winter Olympics Until Extreme Sports Came Along". https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-u-s-stunk-at-the-winter-olympics-until-extreme-sports-came-along/. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  16. Steinberg, Leigh. "5 Reasons Tiny Norway Dominates The U.S. In Winter Olympic Medals". https://www.forbes.com/sites/leighsteinberg/2018/02/20/norwaydominateswinterolympics/. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 
  17. Lauletta, Tyler. "The US team is falling apart at the Winter Olympics and on pace to have its worst medal performance in 2 decades". https://www.businessinsider.com/usa-disappointing-medal-count-winter-olympics-2018-2. Retrieved 12 March 2019. 

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